Celeste M. Combs is an inspiring speaker and lecturer. She covers a range of topics that reflect on her many years in the field providing insights into emerging trends and principles that are most important to creating great experiences. She's available to speak at conferences, local and professional organizations, universities, and online training. 



  • Best practices in user experience and customer experience 

  • Career related topics

  • Women in technology and leadership

  • Emerging technologies (mobile, wearables, IoT)

  • Future of human centered design and UX


  • Design strategy and leadership

  • Web accessibility 

  • User research and usability testing

  • Motivating and managing extraordinary design

Featured Presentations


"Engaging User Experience in Product Design", 2017

Keynote Speaker, Nielsen Leadership Conference

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"Emerging Technologies:  Five Keys Shaping Human-Computer Interaction"

Extreme Futures Technology Fest Spring 2016

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"Future of Human Centered Design"   

Extreme Futures Tech Fest 2015

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"Connecting to People Creates a Powerful Future" 

Extreme Futures Technology Fest Winter 2016

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"360 Approach of Managing Your Customer Experience" 

Washington Technology Industry Association


"Emotion in Design" Part of Webinar Series "Breakthroughs: Where InnovationMeets Technology" 

A webinar series developed by Adobe and the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)


"Innovating through User Centered Design" 

University of Washington Panel Presentation


"Careers in User-Centered Design" 

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"Design for Mobile Experience"  

Seattle University


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