Alex Race

Alex Race

Head of Digital Customer Portfolio

A.P Moller-Maersk

A.P Moller-Maersk

Alex Race is Senior Engineering Manager of the Digital Customer Portfolio at A.P. Moller - Maersk (Maersk). Under the brand APM Terminals, Maersk operates one of the most comprehensive marine container terminals networks in the world, operating 76 terminals across 36 countries and growing. For 20 years Alex enjoyed a career in Human-Centred Design, starting as a mobile phone designer at Nokia in 2001, before going on to lead UX and Design teams across a range of industries.

Past Talks

UXDX EMEA 2022

13 October 2022

Product Direction

A lot of organisations are business centric - focusing on profit and revenue. But that isn't how customers think - they care about the jobs they are trying to do and the problems they are facing. In this panel, we will discuss the techniques people use to balance different needs and demands of stakeholders at all levels of product development.

Paul Prior
Paul Prior

Head Of Digital

Three

Three
 
Josipa Bauser
Josipa Bauser

Global Head of User Research and ResearchOps

SumUp

SumUp
 
Noah Levin
Noah Levin

Product Design Director

Figma

Figma
 
Alex Race
Alex Race

Head of Digital Customer Portfolio

A.P Moller-Maersk

A.P Moller-Maersk
 

UXDX EMEA 2022

10 October 2022

Product Direction

On June 27th 2017, Maersk's entire IT infrastructure was almost destroyed in the NotPetya Cyber Attack.

Hear how this journey pivoted Alex's career and allowed him to redirect the digital product strategy. He will take the audience through the steps of how he:
-Put User Experience at the heart of everything that is built, whether it be a server, firewall, a beautifully-crafted design system, or a set of email templates.
- How User Experience became everybody's responsibility
- How they strengthened their systems to withstand future threats

Alex Race
Alex Race

Head of Digital Customer Portfolio

A.P Moller-Maersk

A.P Moller-Maersk