PhillyCHI is the Philadelphia region’s chapter of the ACM SIGCHI, an interdisciplinary academic and professional group interested in Human-Computer Interaction, User Experience, Usability, and other related disciplines.

Meeting Info

PhillyCHI holds monthly educational and social events for User Experience Professionals in the Philadelphia Region.


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    Catherine Farman

    Web developer & designer, tweet me at @cfarm

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    Mike Ball

    Web Developer & Designer. Favorite cake: classic chocolate.

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    Brian Crumley

    UX designer and developer with Allied Pixel. Lover of all things web standards, usability, Apple and sushi. Butcher of the English language and hater of IE6.

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    Keith Hobin

    Information Systems student at the iSchool at Drexel University Manging Editor The Triangle, The Independent Student Newspaper at Drexel University

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    Chris Bartlett

    Executive Director, William Way LGBT Community Center, gay community organizer and Radical Faerie from Philly.

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    Brianna Roberts

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    Patty Alman

    Web developer, information architect, writer.

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    Joseph Dickinson

    Senior at Drexel, looking to network and meet driven and passionate entrepreneurs. In addition keeping my eye out for potential business partners. Read more about me:

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    Ed Hertzog

    UI Architect (Mobile/Web). Married, one daughter, two cats. Into fishing, vinyl records, history.

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    Ruth Kalinka

    Design and Social Media Consultant Experienced content strategist, writer, and designer. Passionate about: • Beautiful and effective communications • Education • Language and culture • Food, wine, and travel Specialties: branding, communications, content strategy, writing, editing, web design, print design, business development, management, customer/client service, understanding of design and code

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    Kara LaFleur

    Hello! My name is Kara and I’ve worked in Philadelphia’s Arts, Culture, and Social Change communities for nearly 10 years as an active member of the region’s growing tech movement. I believe strongly in the power and strength of people coming together for the greater good and continue to learn and grow through collaborations focused on community generated change.