Steve Szigeti

Instructor

Steve Szigeti currently holds a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at OCAD University. His research interests include research methodology, information visualization, and the design process. Szigeti has published research at various academic conferences, including Urban Ecologies 2013, CHI2014, IEEE InfoVis 2015 and MobileHCI2015. In addition to teaching at Ryerson University and the University of Toronto, Steve works with the Bell New Media Fund, Saloon Media, and consults with companies regarding digital content in domains such as health and entertainment. In a previous life, Szigeti was the vice president of user experience and product management at Kaypok, Inc., a start-up focusing on analyzing unstructured text and providing users with insights through visual analysis, and until 2008, he was the director of interactive for TELETOON. During his tenure, teletoon.com won numerous awards and became one of the most successful Canadian websites for kids, averaging over 1.8 million user sessions per month.