Phil Balagtas

Senior Designer/Researcher, GE Aviation, SF/ATX Speculative Futures

Phil Balagtas is a speaker at the Better by Design conference.



Phil has been a Visual & UX Designer since 2001 and has experience designing across a variety of devices and platforms within non-profit, retail, advertising, and enterprise software organizations. He is currently a Senior Designer & Researcher for Digital Solutions within Aviation at General Electric working with airlines to use big data to improve operational & fuel efficiency. An educator and futurist, he also organizes and leads design skill programs and is founder of SF/ATX Speculative Futures which focuses on cultural and social impact of design for the future.



Session: Shaping Signals: Preparing for the Future Through Speculative Design