Christina Wodtke

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Christina R. Wodtke (born October 22, 1966) is an American businesswoman and specialist in the area of information architecture.[1]

Personal[edit]

Wodtke was born and raised in the midwest, including early childhood years in Iowa City, Iowa.

Career[edit]

Wodtke has held a series of executive roles in the tech industry, most notably leading teams who built the events platform and created an algorithm for Linkedin's newsfeed, leading a redesign of Myspace and its profile pages and leading the design and launch of the Zynga.com gaming platform.[2]

Wodtke is a co-founder and past president of the Information Architecture Institute. As a User Experience professional, she has worked for such companies as Yahoo, Hot Studio, and New York Times to improve and develop their Web sites.

Wodtke founded Webby-nominated magazine of design thinking [Boxes and Arrows] and has been publisher continuously (as well as sometime contributor). Boxes and Arrows was the first online magazine aimed exclusively at working practitioner designers, and has inspired a host of other excellent online 'zines, from UXmatters to Johnny Holland.

Known for a blunt and humorous speaking manner, she is frequently sought out as an expert for interviews and talks on social web design, gamification, user experience, start-up management, and innovation. [3] [4]

Bibliography[edit]

Wodtke, Christina (2003). Information Architecture: Blueprints for the Web (1st ed.). Indianapolis, Ind.: New Riders. ISBN 0-7357-1250-6. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ Albers, Michael J.; Mazur, Beth (2003-01-01). Content & complexity: information design in technical communication. Taylor & Francis. pp. 26 ff. ISBN 978-0-8058-4140-4. Retrieved 6 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Crunchbase Profile". 
  3. ^ "Slideshare profile". 
  4. ^ "Lanyrd Profile". 

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