Steve Baty likes to understand how complex systems behave, and redesign them to improve the outcomes for the individuals and organizations operating within. He is a Principal of Meld Studios, an award-winning Australian design studio. He has over 18 years of commercial experience applying the philosophy and methods of design to tackle the challenges facing organizations.
Steve sits on the Good Design Council of Australia. He is the founder of UX Book Club; co-Chairs Australia’s UX Australia conference; and served as Chair of Interaction|12 – the annual conference of the IxDA for 2012. In 2012-2015, Steve served on the Judging Panel for the Good Design Awards and will be judging the Business Model Innovation category in 2016. He was a judge of the Interaction Awards in 2012. He also served as President of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) from 2012-2014, and sat on the IxDA Board of Directors from 2009-2014.