Karen McGrane selected to Keynote DrupalCon Portland!

We are pleased to announce Karen McGrane as a DrupalCon Portland keynote speaker. As a leader in user experience and design, Karen is a big fan of Drupal. She recently released a book, Content Strategy For Mobile by publisher, A Book Apart, and was featured in Forbes magazine earlier this month.

For more than 15 years Karen has helped businesses create better digital products through the power of user experience design and content strategy. She is Managing Partner at Bond Art + Science, a UX consultancy she founded in 2006, and formerly VP and National Lead for User Experience at Razorfish. She's led projects for dozens of publishing clients, including The New York Times, Condé Nast, The Atlantic, and Time Inc.

Karen teaches Design Management in the MFA in Interaction Design program at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, which educates students on how to run successful projects, teams, and businesses.

See Karen at DrupalCon Portland as she enlightens DrupalCon attendees on optimizing and adapting content across multiple platforms. Learn more about Karen on her blog at http://karenmcgrane.com or on Twitter at @karenmcgrane.

In addition to Karen, the Day One Keynote will be Drupal project founder, Dries Buytaert. Dries will continue the tradition of delivering a 'Dries-note' as he has at all previous DrupalCon’s. In addition to serving as the president of the Drupal Association, he is the co-founder and CTO of Acquia, a company providing hosting, technical support, and services for the Drupal platform.

Register today for early-bird pricing of $400 for DrupalCon, or $500 for a combined pass for DrupalCon, WebVisions and Symfony -- all taking place simultaneously in the same venue.