Fred Beecher

Fred is one of the smartest guys we know, especially when it comes to prototyping. Over the past 15 years, he' seen UX mature from a field struggling to prove its value to one driving an explosion of innovation and economic growth. To help feed the ever-increasing demand this explosion has sparked, Fred designed and implemented the UX apprenticeship program at The Nerdery in Minneapolis, MN.

Fred, The Nerdery's Director of User Experience Design, is an established contributor in the UX world. In 2007, he authored the first official Axure training program. He has written numerous articles and blog posts on prototyping, iterative design, and UX career development, and he has spoken on these topics at design conferences worldwide. You can follow him at @fred_beecher