Organization: Sprint Designer
Xander was a designer at Google for four years where he worked on the Gmail and Google Maps teams. Before that, he started a company that was acquired by Google. Xander designed software for small business owners and their customers. Xander's team was part of the first batch of 500 Startups.
Xander currently offers Product Design consulting and is the founder of Product Design Pro, an online hands-on course to learn the fundamentals of using user experience and user interface design to solve business challenges.
Xander is also an active angel investor including in 500 Startups and the Designer Fund, and volunteers his time mentoring and coaching designers and entrepreneurs.
Traditional product development process take months or years to go from from concept to testable prototype. If the prototype proves unsuccessful, hundreds of thousands of dollars in time and effort...