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Pub. period:2005-2014
Pub. count:4
Number of co-authors:7


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Dirk Knemeyer's 3 most productive colleagues in number of publications:

Richard Anderson:40
Keith Instone:19
Whitney Quesenbery:9

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Involution Studios LLC

DIRK KNEMEYER is the CEO of Involution Studios, a software design consultancy whose clients include Apple, Microsoft, Oracle, McAfee, and Yahoo!. His leadership contributions to the business and design community are prolific, having authored more than 100 articles, given more than 50 speeches and presentation around the world, and participation on 10 Boards for corporations and non-profit organizations.

Prior to founding Involution Studios, Dirk was the Chief Design Officer at Thread Inc. His diverse professional background includes time as a management consultant specializing in change management, an advertising executive who set the brand strategy and marketing execution for international corporations, and as a design director. Dirk has won myriad awards crossing various media for creative excellence, including web, television, print and multimedia.

Dirk earned a Master of Arts from the prestigious Popular Culture program at Bowling Green, a curriculum that synthesizes sociology, psychology and anthropology. He has applied these methods and insights to all of his work across the marketing, product development and corporate spheres, now focusing on humanistic approaches to building better businesses.


Publications by Dirk Knemeyer (bibliography)

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Knemeyer, Dirk and Svoboda, Eric (2015): User Experience - UX. In: Soegaard, Mads and Dam, Rikke Friis (eds.). "The Glossary of Human Computer Interaction". Aarhus, Denmark: The Interaction Design Foundation. Available online at

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Knemeyer, Dirk (2005): Who owns UX?: not us!. In Interactions, 12 (3) pp. 18-20

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Anderson, Richard, Instone, Keith, Knemeyer, Dirk, Mazur, Beth and Quesenbery, Whitney (2005): User experience network: a passion for collaboration. In Interactions, 12 (3) pp. 40-41

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Knemeyer, Dirk, Finck, Nick and Penzo, Matteo (2005): Local ambassadors: local action/global impact. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2005 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2005. pp. 1089-1090

This position paper for the CHI2005 Development Consortium introduces the Local Ambassadors Initiative of the User Experience Network (UXnet), a collaborative international vision that unites user experience professionals with a variety of skills and backgrounds in a shared effort to develop a productive user experience community.

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