Speaking Engagements

Ken Tabor is a veteran product engineer with years of experience developing consumer-driven products on cutting-edge platforms. He shares his enthusiasm for technology as an active blogger, and frequent speaker at conferences such as SXSW Interactive, O’Reilly OSCON, Big Design, and WebVisions.

His first book, Responsive Web Design Toolkit: Hammering Websites Into Shape, was published by Focal Press in September 2015. Get it on Amazon now!

He created a line of fun graphic tees celebrating his passion for programming, respect for design, and dedication to great UX.

Ken’s shipping work includes web sites, mobile apps, and video games published by Atari, Nintendo, and Electronic Arts. His current emphasis is building modern solutions with open-source technology. Areas of interest include mobile, UX, analytics, JavaScript, Rails, responsive design, leadership, chocolate, and coffee.

Over the past 4 years Ken has helped millions of travelers get where they need to go by being a leading part of the Sabre team building TripCase. TripCase is an award winning travel product comprised of a mobile website and hybrid apps for iOS and Android.

If you think Ken is a match for presenting at your upcoming event please send a message to (speaking at katworksgames dot com). He packs a bag and heads out to the highway a few times a year.

Coming Soon

DevNexus

Atlanta, GA
February 22-24, 2017
Measuring the Mobile Experience

SXSX Interactive

Austin, TX
March 10-14, 2017
Programming With Purpose

Past Talks and Trainings

SMU Instructor

Dallas, TX
June, October, 2016
Responsive Web Design

Big Design

Addison, TX
September 8-10, 2016
Measuring the Mobile Experience and Demo Hard: The Story Behind the Zeroes and Ones

Front End Development

Addison, TX
July 6th, 2016
Programming with Purpose: Why Design-Minded Engineers Are So Valuable

Sabre TTX

Miami, FL
March 27-30, 2016
Measuring the Mobile Experience

Squares

Dallas, TX
April 27-27, 2016
Responsive Web Design Toolkit – Workshop

SXSX Interactive

Austin, TX
March 11-15, 2016
Measuring the Mobile Experience: UX Analytics – Workshop

HackDFW 2016

Dallas, TX
April 16-17, 2016
How to Pitch at a Hackathon

UXPA Dallas

Dallas, CA
January 28, 2016
Measuring the Mobile Experience

HTML5 Developer Conference

San Francisco, CA
October 18-22, 2015
Measuring the Mobile Experience: The Analytics of Handheld UX

Big Design 2015

Dallas, TX
September 17-19, 2015
< Your-Future-HTML > : The Evolution of Site Design with Web Components
Presentation

HTML5 User Group

Addison, TX
September 16, 2015 at 6:30PM
< Your-Future-HTML > : The Evolution of Site Design with Web Components

Presentation

SXSX Interactive

Austin, TX
March 13-17, 2015
What’s Before Mobile First? – Workshop

Dallas Startup Week

Dallas, TX
Mar 2-6, 2015
Start Up and Keep Going: the TripCase Story

Hack DFW

Dallas, TX
Mar 01, 2015
10 Tips for a Winning Hackathon Pitch
Presentation

BarCamp Dallas

Dallas, TX
Dec 13, 2014
10 Leadership Lessons from the Tao Te Ching
Presentation

Creative Coffee Morning

Dallas, TX
Dec 5, 2014
10 Leadership Lessons from the Tao Te Ching
Presentation

BigDesign

Dallas, TX
Sept 4-6, 2014
What’s Before Mobile First?
Presentation

Dallas UXPA Meetup

Dallas, TX
Aug 28, 2014
Google Analytics and What’s Before Mobile First
Presentation

WebVisions

Portland, OR
May 7-9, 2014
Hammering Responsive Web Design Into Shape
Presentation

BigDesign

Dallas, TX
Oct 17-19, 2013
Hammering Responsive Web Design Into Shape
Presentation

OSCON

Portland, OR
July 22-26, 2013
Translated Strings and Foreign Language Support in JavaScript Web Apps
Presentation

BigDesign

Dallas, TX
May 31-Jun 02, 2012
Surviving CSS by Thriving with Sass
Presentation

App Developer Conference

San Jose, CA
October 2011
Optimum Teams and Optional Process for Mobile App Development