Keynote speakers

We are proud to announce our keynote speakers for OR 2019!

Opening Keynote – Jeff Gothelf

Jeff Gothelf is a designer, agile practitioner and a sought-after international speaker. Jeff is one of the leading voices in the UX community and an expert on Lean UX, which combines UX with agile principles. Jeff is the author of  several books, such as the O’Reilly book, ” Lean UX: Designing Great Products with Agile Teams” and the Harvard Business Review Press book, “Sense & Respond.”

Closing Keynote – Heather Piwowar

Heather Piwowar is a cofounder of Impactstory, the nonprofit company behind the Unpaywall database for Open Access discovery. A longtime advocate for Open Science, Dr. Piwowar is also a leading researcher in research data availability and reuse, including a seminal paper measuring the citation benefit of publicly available research data.