Michael Liem is an experienced UX/ CX & Product Design professional. He currently lead the UX & Product Design team at Tokopedia. This proud husband and a father of two often called as Mike.
He started his career as a consultant in a digital agency back in 2005 helping brands and clients across industries. According to Mike, 2013 was a life changing milestone for himself where he was fortunate to setup and lead an award winning digital product development company that helped brands and startups create amazing products.
UXiD: What time do you like to be at your desk?
UXiD: What is your leadership style?
Michael: Empowerment. Break and learn. Fast paced
UXiD: Where is the best place to prepare for UX leadership?
Michael: Being a leader doesn’t mean you need the title. Start from a small company where you can have bigger influence and the privileges to make more mistake. Join larger company to learn how to scale your leadership capacity
UXiD: What technology do you take on your trip?
Michael: Phone(s), Tablet, Kindle.
UXiD: What would your key UX leadership advice be?
Michael: Being a leader is UX is not much different to being a leader at other discipline. Be both strategic and tactical, always optimise for NOW, yet stick to a vision of where we want to be and how to get there. The only constant thing is change, be prepared for it