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


My consulting is aimed at executive level advice, high-level business strategy, and strategic advice, I mostly serve as a director or executive advisor.However, I have dramatically reduced my consulting activities for the reasons explained on the "About Don Norman" page. For more information, you may contact me at don at

Nielsen Norman Group

I have retired from the Nielsen Norman Group and am not active in either its activities or management. My title is now Co-Founder and Principal, emeritus.

Keynote, commercial, industrial, business talks and speaking engagements

These are handled by my is Speaker's Bureau, BrightSight Speakers.

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

Mailing address

Do NOT send anything to the corporate headquarters of the Nielsen Norman group: That's just a mailbox: stuff sent there takes a long time to get to me.)

Contact Olga McConnell at omcconnell at @u for mailing information.

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


Updated March 16, 2020

I am cutting back on most of my activities in order to concentrate on a small number of important, labor-intensive activities:

  1. Rethinking Design Education  (
  2. Building the Design community in the San Diego region (
  3. Writing a new book

All travel is postponed indefinitely.