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Brady Redfearn, PhD

Dr. Redfearn has been a User Experience professional since 2009. His research centers on human-computer interaction (HCI), usability, and User Experience. He has performed both short and long-term (3+ years) expert evaluation and ethnographic studies with companies of all sizes in healthcare, workplace safety, education, Augmented/Virtual/Mixed Reality (AR/VR/MR), national defense, and emergency response. Dr. Redfearn also consults on projects in Information Technology Service Management (ITSM), project management, entrepreneurship, and related fields.

Dr. Redfearn's most recent projects include working with several organizations within the United States Department of Defense (DoD).

A recent CV can be found here.  And you can find him on LinkedIn.


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Kyle Redfearn

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Kyle Redfearn is a Software Engineer who is passionate about creating great user experiences. He believes that good UX is not just good design, but the result of analyzing qualitative and quantitative data collected during user-centered testing sessions.

Mr. Redfearn's work has been primarily focused on iOS development in the last several years, with increased interest in Android development. He has worked mostly with startup companies and helped them deliver the critical mobile applications that have taken them to the next level of success in their business plans. He's currently the lead iOS Engineer at DataReef and is an expert in implementing rapid prototype methodologies into an agile development cycle.


Robert Vaughan

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Mr. Vaughan is a graphic artist and web designer from Blacksburg, VA. Beginning with early HTML and DOS experimentation, he has always been interested in the graphical and layout side of web design. He's worked on various web re-imaginings, from the Y2K New Web Experience to the newest in modern web design.

The world of digital graphics has changed drastically in the last 30 years, from ASCII Artwork to realistic 3D models. The software has changed just as much as the medium itself, but through every step it's been a continuing education for Mr. Vaughan. He now uses everything from Wings 3D to Autodesk Maya to build 3D models as well as purely digital artwork.


Derick Maggard

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Mr. Maggard recently joined Virginia Tech as the Director of The Center for Innovation Entrepreneurship. Before joining Virginia Tech, Derick established an impressive background in business development, operations, marketing, and new creation and venture management. Derick previously served as the Executive Director of the Roanoke - Blacksburg Technology Council (RBTC). 

Mr. Maggard is a habitual entrepreneur, having founded successful businesses like Legacy Home Healthcare and Prescott Indoor Soccer. He also holds a Master's Degree in Industrial Systems Engineering with an emphasis in Management Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech. He provides instruction on business development, startups, entrepreneurship, technology, venture capital, due diligence, strategic planning, and related topics.


Matt Davis

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Mr. Davis is a enrolled in Virginia Tech's Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) M.S. program, specializing in Human-Computer Interaction. He has participated in research opportunities with the Ronald E. McNair Scholars program, NASA Ames Aeronautics Academy, and recently with the DoD.

Mr. Davis is interested in taking advantage of visual display technologies that are relatively new in the commercial world, and whose actions have not been fully explored. He likes to implement unique and effective methods and interfaces for displaying and interacting with information within digital and tangible spaces in the domains of ubiquitous computing, augmented/virtual reality, gaming, education, health, recreation, and aerospace.


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