The State of UX in 2020 | SGInnovate
February 11 2020


32 Carpenter Street
Singapore 059911

The State of UX in 2020

Presented by General Assembly and SGInnovate

The landscape of UX is always changing with every new technological development that results in new human behaviours. Every year, UX designers have to adopt new tools, strategies and respond to new trends that emerge to keep up with current trends. 

What will shape the UX landscape in 2020 and beyond? What new trends and talking points should today’s designers be aware of? Join our panel of experts to find out more!

Date: 11 February 2020, Tuesday
Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Venue: 32 Carpenter Street, Singapore 059911
Programme Details:
6:30pm – 7:00pm: Registration
7:00pm – 8:00pm: Panel and Q&A
8:00pm – 9:00pm: Networking


  • Menaka Chandrasekhar, Product Design Lead, PropertyGuru Singapore
  • Sean Chiu, Head of UX Design, Lazada
  • Efrim Bartosik, Product Design Lead, MoneySmart

Speakers' Profiles:

Menaka Chandrasekhar, Product Design Lead, PropertyGuru Singapore

Menaka Chandrasekhar has over 9 years of design experience spanning across Singapore and India. With a strong background in graphic design, she has a unique skill set of designing for print and digital media. Her love for problem solving and pixel perfection eventually led her to become a user experience designer.

Sean Chiu, Head of UX Design, Lazada

Sean Chiu is currently the Head of UX design in Lazada, conducting various user researches on global localisation design with cross-border projects to adapt to the culture. Before being appointed this role, he has been contributing his expertise in user research, service design, creative design, product design, and leading many product design projects as the Product Design Director in different business units inside the Alibaba Music and Live entertainment group.  

Prior to joining Alibaba, he was the usability design lead in Acer Inc. conducting design thinking to innovate the next generation product and running design engineering to help improve hardware and software quality and user experience for running product lines. Sean’s unique working philosophy and design practice approach have always brought influence in organisations.

Efrim Bartosik, Product Design Lead, MoneySmart

Currently working as product design lead at MoneySmart, Efrim acts as a full-stack designer, data enthusiast and design advocate to move the company to the next level of design maturity.
With a wide range of design expertise, Efrim has worked on both consumer-facing and b2b products with experience in eCommerce, consultancy, and incubation centres within South East Asia. When building products, he aims to address user needs and meet business goals. To do this successfully, Efrim firmly believes that great teams consist of multiple disciplinary skill sets with room for generalists and specialists.

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