Consulting and Talks

To Schedule or Contact Don Norman for University of California, San Diego Related Business or Meetings

Contact Olga McConnell at omcconnell at

For students and young professionals
For anything besides engagements, talks or consulting, read the guidelines for writing to me.

For Consulting or for Talks not Related to the Design Lab at UC San Diego


All of Don Norman's consulting services are offered through the Nielsen Norman Group (NN/g). Because his consulting is aimed at executive level advice, high-level business strategy, and strategic advice, he mostly serves as a director or executive advisor. For more information, contact Mimi Gardner, Executive Assistant for Don Norman.mimi at

Keynote, commercial, industrial, business talks and speaking engagements

These are handled by his Speaker's Bureau, The BrightSight Group.

Tom Neilssen
The BrightSight Group
Tom at
Tel. +1 609 924-3060 extension 16

Mailing address

Before mailing anything, please contact Mimi Gardner (mimi at to make sure you have the correct address. (Do NOT send anything to the corporate headquarters of the Nielsen Norman group: That's just a mailbox, so if you send me stuff there, it can take a long time before it gets forwarded to me.)

Public Relations
Contact Darcy Provo:
darcy at
Tel. +1 415 871-1731

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Biographical sketches (a Microsoft Word file)
Academic Résumé (a PDF file)

Updated November 17, 2018
I am declining travel requests not directly related to the University of California, San Diego Design Lab. (Not all trips are listed.)

February 6, 2019: Keynote. 21st Century Design
   IxDA Interaction 19 conference, Seattle, WA (Not yet shown on the website)
(I depart Feb. 7 for Dubai)

February 10-12, 2019: Keynote: Community-Driven Design
   World Government Summit. Dubai, United Arab Emirates

February 14-15. 21st Century Design
   National Institute of Design Celebration. Ahmedabad, India

February 16-24. Community-Driven Design
   Bengaluru, India
(I have a full schedule, visiting numerous communities)

May 10, 2019. Tsinghua University, Beijing
   Advisory Board Meeting

March 30, 2019: Keynote: 21st Century Design
   Krupa (Interface Conference). Kyiv (Ukraine).

May 14-16, 2019. Princeton University
   Smart Driving Car Summit. (Organized by Prof. Alain Kornhauser, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ)