In his career as a Silicon Valley product executive, Larry has frequently experienced the tension that exists between expectations and reality as product experiences are designed, created, and delivered to customers. One recurring manifestation of this tension is the polarizing battle between love (of our work) and money (for our business).
In this talk, Larry explores the battle between love and money as it applies to products, organizations, and even our own careers. Over the past 20 years, Larry has developed strategies to deal with this problem, both as an individual contributor and as an organizational leader. Regardless of where you happen to work, or in what context, it’s an unavoidable issue that every designer must face and resolve.