Matt Franks

Designer, Professor, Entrepreneur


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Matt is the lead interaction designer at Blackboard and a professor at The Austin Center for Design. His experience includes: lead interaction designer / product manager at MyEdu (a startup acquired by Blackboard in 2014), a Senior Interaction Designer at frog design, co-owner of Monster Feet, and Product Designer at Target Corporation.

Over the past 9 years, Matt has released over 400 digital / physical products and services into the market for startups and fortune 100 companies. His work focus includes social system design, social impact work, mobile systems for both handsets and tablets, entertainment experiences for TV, web, and video, and strategic design thinking for large-scale system design and product rollout. Awarded patents & silver IDEA award for Target’s ClearRX bottle. Work on AT&T U-verse Tablet App awarded Best TV App by IP&TV World Forum.