The Presentable Podcast focuses on how we design and build the products that are shaping our digital future. We'll track the tools, trends, and methods being used by teams from the biggest companies and latest startups. In each episode, Jeff will bring over two decades of experience as a designer, developer, entrepreneur, and investor as he chats with guests about how design is changing the world.



Latest Episodes

#118: The Path to Product Management

October 14th, 2021 · 48 minutes

Special guest Emily Tate joins the program. She’s managing director of Mind the Product, and we discuss how product management has kept pace with the rapidly changing way we all work.

#117: Crafting Conversations with Things

September 30th, 2021 · 49 minutes

Special guests Diana Deibel and Rebecca Evanhoe join the show. They are the co-authors of the recent book, “Conversations with Things” and we discuss how to design machines so they better understand everyone.

#116: Cultivating the Practice of Effective Feedback

September 15th, 2021 · 41 minutes

Special guest Erin Casali joins the program. She’s a leadership coach and senior director of product design at Xero. We discuss feedback: giving it, getting it, and using it to thrive in your career as a designer.

#115: Designing Better Surveys

August 31st, 2021 · 47 minutes

Special guest and forms specialist Caroline Jarrett joins the program to discuss her new book “Surveys That Work: A Practical Guide for Designing and Running Better Surveys.”

#114: Is Neurodiversity a Design Superpower?

August 17th, 2021 · 35 minutes

Special guest and Etsy’s head of product design Christina Goldschmidt joins the program to discuss how embracing representation in neurodiversity across our teams can lead to better designed products.

#113: How Designers Can Thrive in the No-Code Movement

July 31st, 2021 · 45 minutes

Special guest and Chief Creative Technologist at Argo Design Jared Ficklin joins the program. We discuss the interesting trend of "no code" software design, and how it might offer a pathway to understanding in an AI-driven world.

#112: Transforming the User Experience of Government

July 19th, 2021 · 41 minutes

Special guest Genevieve Gaudet joins the program. She’s the Director of Design for Nava, a firm focused on service design for public sector projects. We discuss the power of design to transform the way people experience their government.

#111: Designing Conversations With Computers

June 30th, 2021 · 41 minutes

Special guest and digital experience futurist Preston So joins the program. He's the author of the new book, "Voice Content and Usability” and we discuss the challenges of designing how we talk to machines.

#110: How to Get Unstuck

June 17th, 2021 · 42 minutes

Special guest Julia Whitney joins the program. She's an executive coach with years of experience as a design leader, and we discuss how to avoid getting stuck and thrive both with your craft and in your career.

#109: Asking Your Heroes for Help

May 28th, 2021 · 33 minutes

Dallas Texas-based designer and illustrator John Mata joins the program to discuss the fear, uncertainty, and doubt inherent in all creative work, and strategies designers can use in their careers to transcend them.