Our Team.

Talent, passion, breadth, depth

Strength is not solely in numbers, it's also in experience. Our team features some of the finest UX strategists, designers, business analysts, project managers, and technical professionals on the global market. And our bench of developers has the breadth and depth required to compete with blue-chip service providers.

We seek team players who have a passion for quality and customer satisfaction. Being the best at what we do is a source of pride, and this quality is why clients choose us again and again, year after year.

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In pursuit of excellence


Joining our team means diving below the surface of the high-level brand promises and shiny campaigns touted by digital marketing agencies. It means working on complex and multi-dimensional challenges that the world's largest organizations face at the operational and strategic levels.

People join Whitespace to make a direct impact on the products and services our clients bring into the world. They are change-makers. They embody our mission of creating business and social value through the power of human-centered design.

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Julia Borkenhagen
CXO & Co-founder

Across N. America and Europe, Julia has been a driving force in the Enterprise UX space for over 20 years.

Jesse Anton
Jesse Anton
CEO & Co-founder

Jesse believes that design and technology have the power to transform how business impacts humanity.

Lise Melanjoie-dit-Savoie
Chief Commercial Officer

Lise has been solving business problems and fostering trust with clients and partners for over 20 years.

Marc Dillenseger
Marc Dillenseger
Chief Financial Officer

Marc leverages his strategic finance and operational expertise to promote profitability and efficiency.

Francis Martin
Francis Martin

Francis brings 20+ years as a project manager and senior business analyst in complex and large enterprise environments.

Nathalie Raux-Copin
Nathalie Raux-Copin
UX Director - APAC

With over 20 years in design, Nathalie firmly believes it can positively influence behaviors toward a sustainable future.

Jasmina Travnjak
Jasmina Travnjak
Technical Director

Jasmina is a software engineer whose skills also include UX, business analysis, pedagogy, and learning technologies.

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Philippe Tarbouriech
Executive Technology Strategist

Philippe is a senior technologist with 30+ years of European and US-based experience at start-ups and large organizations.

Peter Horvath
Peter Horvath
Strategy & Service Design Lead

Peter is a highly driven strategy consultant with a passion for the intersection of design and business, where magic happens.

Jean-Michel Claus
Jean-Michel Claus
Lead Developer

Jean-Michel translates designs into working software, and he continually explores new frameworks and methods.

Steven Ritchey
Executive Business Strategist

Steven has 25+ years of experience helping organizations conceive and design the right products for customers and employees.

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Roos Durieux
UX & Service Design Lead

Roos is a holistic and hands-on designer with a passion for user research, employee experience, and change management.

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Dean Kakridas
Strategic Parterships Catalyst

With over 20 years in design and technology, Dean brings a passion for matching customer needs with creative and technical talent.

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Frédéric Mauro

Frédéric brings 15+ years of experience in regulatory compliance, security management, and data privacy standards.

Dr. Gyles Morrison
Dr. Gyles Morrison
Clinical UX Strategist

Gyles helps UX professionals and healthcare companies make products and services for clinicians and patients.

Quinn Bauriedel
Quinn Bauriedel
Executive Leadership Coach

Quinn is an award-winning actor and coach who has worked with some of the world's largest companies for over 15 years.

Global design teams

Whitespace has teams of skilled strategists, researchers, and designers in many key markets. Supported by vetted partners, our geographic distribution enables us to address the needs of both local and multinational clients.

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London Team
Full-stack UX Designers

Our UK team comprises over 20 experienced strategists and designers with solid enterprise UX backgrounds.

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USA Team
Full-stack UX Designers

In the US, a team of 35+ is ready to tackle your enterprise design, digital transformation, and employee experience challenges.

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Milan Team
Full-stack UX Designers

In Milan, our 8-person team is led by world-renowned UX and Service designers who seek to make a positive impact on society.

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Sydney Team
Full-stack UX Designers

Our experienced Sydney team works with enterprise, startup, and government clients across Europe, Australia, and Asia.

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Gothenburg Team
Full-stack UX Designers

A multilingual team of researchers and designers in Sweden provides capacity across Scandinavia and Northern Europe.

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Warsaw Team
UX Designers & Researchers

Poland is a booming tech hub, and our Warsaw team features over 30 talented designers available to support our global clients.

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India Team
Full-stack UX Designers

A team of 100+ service and product designers across India ensures a steady supply of talent for our clients in South Asia and beyond.

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Kuala Lumpur Team
Full-stack UX Designers

In Malaysia, our team comprises more than a dozen visual designers, UX researchers, and UX strategists, all with enterprise experience.

Software development teams

Our multi-shore model means we have a deep bench of talent, with several thousand skilled near-shore developers trained in our proven, Agile UX approach. Our on-shore project leads manage everything.

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Development Team

1700+ developers

Aveiro, Portugal
Development Team

50+ developers

Phnom Penh
Development Team

70+ developers

Development Team

2800+ developers

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Development Team

200+ developers

 Industrial product teams

Through our strategic partnership with SmartShape, we offer industrial design, mechanical engineering, and integrated manufacturing services to global clients.

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Design & Engineering
Shenzhen, China