Gavin Lew (User Centric) will sit on a panel discussing the future of mobile Web technologies at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES). The desire to be constantly connected to information and people is driving user adoption of the mobile Web, or the World Wide Web as accessed through mobile devices such as cell phones or PDAs. This panel will explore the potential of the mobile Web, examine the challenges present in designing information displays for mobile contexts, and consider future applications for this form of information retrieval.
As one of the company's founders, Gavin has been instrumental in shaping User Centric as the premier firm in the industry. Gavin's 15 years of experience in corporate and academic environments has given him a strong foundation in user-centered design and evaluation. In addition to managing the company, he holds particular interest in mobile technology, healthcare, and global research projects. Prior to co-founding User Centric, Gavin was president of an internet start-up, principal at a web development company, a member of Ameritech's Human Factors group, and Director at Human Factors International. He is a frequent presenter at national conferences and the inventor of several patents.