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DOA Chapters

DOA has multiple chapters globally, and we’re continuously growing.









DOA Chapters around the world

Local chapters offer an opportunity to bring together local DesignOps communities to connect to what is going on in their city with the broader DesignOps world.

APAC (Asia Pacfic)

APAC Chapter

Chapter Leads

Mishy Walter

Head of Design Operations, ANZ Bank

Wolfram Thrum

Head of DesignOps, Gojek


Atlanta Chapter

Chapter Leads

Jamie McAtee

Sr. DesignOps Manager, Honeywell

Matt Cowley

Sr. UX Architect at Duck Creek Technologies

Bay Area

Bay Area Chapter

Chapter Leads

Lindsey Pollack

Design Operations

Anel Muller

Director of Experience Design Operations, Expedia


Brazil Chapter

Chapter Leads

Janaina Moreira

Accessibility Design Ops at Itaú

Leonardo Lohmann

Product Design and Operations Lead, Encora Inc

Diego S. Andrade

DesignOps, hodop

DC Metro

DC Metro Chapter

Chapter Leads

Mark Figueredo

Sr Manager Design Operations , T. Rowe Price

Kristina Hopkins

Design Program Manager, General Motors

Emily Garton

Senior UX Manager, Expel


Denver-Boulder Chapter

Chapter Leads

Jon Fukuda

Co-Founder & CXO, Limina.co

Latin America

LATAM Chapter

Chapter Leads

Alex Mengoni

DesignOps Manager, Huge

New York

New York Chapter

Chapter Leads

Tim Gilligan

Director Chief of Staff, Capital One

Natalie Lang

Sr. Design Program Manager, Github


Paris Chapter

Chapter Leads

Gregory Roy

Group DesignOps Leader, Thales

Nicolas Chatelain

Design System Designer, Orange


Poland Chapter

Chapter Leads

Ania Wojcieszczak

Design Operations & Culture Manager

Lidia Olszewska

Design Operations Manager at Oyster

Maria Bukowińska

DesignOps Manager at Netguru


Portugal Chapter

Chapter Leads

António Abreu

Head of Product Strategy & Design, Bliss Applications

Isabella Simão

Design Manager, Bliss Applications


Richmond Chapter

Chapter Leads

Tess Dixon

DesignOps Leader

Joe Wiertel

Manager, Design Program Manager at Meta

San Diego

San Diego Chapter

Chapter Leads

Samira Jolly

Sr. Design Program Manager, Intuit


Seattle Chapter

Chapter Leads

Lillian Szügyi

Design Program Manager

Tova Soroka

Sr Design Program Manager, REI


Sweden Chapter

Chapter Leads

Heidi Ettanen

Head of DesignOps, H&M

Leila Byron

Senior DesignOps Producer at Ikea


Sydney Chapter

Chapter Leads

Daphne Bourne

DesignOps Practice Lead, Atlassian

Maggie Dieringer

Design Program Manager, Canva


Texas Chapter

Chapter Leads

Lisa Guebtner

Head of DesignOps, Realtor.com

Katie Bingham

Sr. Manager, Design Operations, H-E-B


Vancouver Chapter

Chapter Leads

Jadyn Aguilar

Head of DesignOps at Gusto

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We love seeing our DOA community grow. If you don’t see a chapter in your area and would like to learn more about what being a chapter lead is all about, and how to become one, reach out to us!