Dave Burke is director of user experience (UX) in APCO Worldwide’s StudioOnline practice, based in the Washington, D.C., office. He ensures that digital products are easy, engaging and delightful to use. He and his team execute best practices in design, content strategy and information architecture; they also conduct user research to ensure their designs meet audience needs.
Prior to joining APCO, Mr. Burke was director of online experience at Corporate Executive Board, a worldwide leader in strategic research and advisory services for Fortune 500 companies. Earlier in his career, he was with The Washington Post, where he built the company’s first UX practice and was the voice of Post products on Twitter and other social media networks.
Mr. Burke graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a Bachelor of Arts in English and creative and professional writing. He has been an instructor in information architecture and user experience at Graduate School USA and is a frequent speaker on UX and social media topics at academic and professional conferences.