Christopher Noessel

Christopher Noessel


Senior Lead Designer at IBM

Christopher Noessel is Senior Lead Designer for the embedded agent, an AI within the IBM Watson Customer Experience team. Christopher teaches, speaks about, and evangelizes design internationally. His spidey-sense goes off semi-randomly, leading him to speak about things from interactive narrative to ethnographic user research, interaction design to generative randomness, and designing for the future.

He is co-author of "Make It So: Interaction Design Lessons from Science Fiction" (Rosenfeld Media, 2012), co-author of "About Face: The Essentials of Interaction Design." 4th Edition (Wiley, 2015), keeper of the blog scifiinterfaces.com, and author of "Designing Agentive Technology: AI That Works for People" (Rosenfeld Media, 2017).


Conversation: Developing Agentive Content

Join Scott AbelThe Content Wrangler, and Christopher Noessel for a conversation about the potential impact of moving from our tradition of providing content solutions that help people accomplish work toward content solutions that perform work for people.

Discussion: The Science Behind the Content Decisions We Make

Odile Sullivan-Tarazi moderates a discussion with our expert presenters about the science behind the content decisions we make.