About us

Who we are and what we're about

Background

UXTraining.com is a specialist provider of user experience and design thinking training. Our mission is to help organisations, teams and individuals make better software and services through user-centred design.

Founded in 2013 by Colman Walsh, we deliver classroom-based training across Europe and North America. Our online training programme has students across the globe.

About our trainers

Colman Walsh

Colman Walsh first started working as a UX designer in San Francisco in 1999.  Since then he has worked with blue-chip clients in New York, London and now Dublin. 

A fun and engaging presenter, Colman is an accomplished trainer, facilitator and workshop moderator. Read more about Colman. Watch Colman speaking.

Gareth Dunlop

Gareth’s wealth of commercial experience includes MD roles at both iON and Tibus, advising blue-chip clients across Europe on internet strategy. He established the dedicated user experience agency Fathom in September 2011, which focuses on UX strategy and research. A highly engaging presenter, Gareth's insights can be found in his regular columns for Silicon Republic, the Irish Independent, and Business Eye.

Read more about Gareth. Watch Gareth speaking.

Rebecca Finnegan

Rebecca Finnegan is a freelance UX designer based in London. Her experience includes roles as a product manager, interaction designer and user experience researcher. She has worked for leading agencies, such as cxpartners in London, as well as pureplay corporates, including Distilled Media, owner of Ireland’s largest online marketplaces. Read more about Rebecca.

Belén Barros Pena

Belén has been practising user experience for over 10 years, working at companies such as BT, Eircom, Vodafone, Intel, the Linux Foundation and the UK Government. An experienced presenter, she has spoken at many of the largest digital conferences including South by Southwest Interactive and the Embedded Linux Conference. 

Learn more about Belén.

James O'Brien

James has been building digital products for more than 20 years and working as a freelance UX consultant for more than 10, with clients ranging from startups to some of the largest media organisations in the world. He’s spoken at international UX conferences and co-authored a book on facilitating design.

Learn more about James.

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