Person Overview

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Primary:
Founder at Open Home Pro
Past:
Principal, User Experience at Ribbit, User Experience Architect, Disruptive Innovations at eBay, See All (4)

Description

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Rob Abbott is the founder of EGG HAUS, a product design firm in San Francisco. In this role, he and his team have developed mobile product strategies for Flipboard, Anheuser Busch, Aol, Myspace, Cisco, Stitcher and Foodspotting. These efforts have lead to 3 "App of the Week" client awards in the Apple iTunes App Store.

He is the current product design mentor at Dogpatch Labs in Palo Alto, where he has advised many new companies, including Instagram, the largest mobile photo based app on iOS, and MyPad, the #1 Facebook iPad app in iTunes.

Rob is an instructor at SFSU where he teaches a 6 hour lab on Interface Design for Touch Devices. He is also a guest speaker for Nielsen Norman Group at their Usability Week conference series session, Visual Design for Mobile Devices and Tablets.

Prior to these roles, Rob spent 7 years in User Experience and Design (UED) organizations at IBM, Fidelity and eBay.... See More

Experience (6)

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    IBM

    User Interface Designer, IBM.com (PCD)
    2002 - Jan, 2000
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    Fidelity

    Interaction Designer, User Experience & Design
    2004 - Jan, 2003
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    eBay

    User Experience Architect, Disruptive Innovations
    2004 - Jan, 2007
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    Ribbit

    Principal, User Experience
    2007 - Jan, 2008
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    EGG HAUS

    Founder & CEO
    Jul 1, 2008
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