About Usability Counts

Patrick Neeman lives (mostly) in Seattle, Washington and is currently the Director of Product Design at Apptio, a IT Spend Management platform. Prior to that he was Director of Product Design at nPARIO, a marketing analytics platform, and Director of User Experience at Jobvite, a social recruiting and applicant tracking platform. After a complete redesign of the application, Jobvite received a Webby award for employment, and the Deloitte What Works award.

Previous experience includes working as a Social Media and User Experience consultant for Microsoft, building a User Experience team from 1 to 25 at a consultancy, worked on the prelaunch team at Orbitz, and the successful launch of several startup sites. And yes, he has been a Product Manager.

He has self published several mobile applications, including the UX Drinking Game and Perks Locator, a travel application.

Previous companies he’s has worked with include Microsoft, MySpace, Realtor.com, Move.com, Orbitz, NewsCorp, Paramount, Stamps.com, Escrow.com, Comcast, Disney, Amgen, Paul Mitchell, Numonyx, Cadence, Wasserman Media Group, and eBay.


Other blogs

UX Matters

Freelance Switch

Onward Search

Speaking engagements


  • General Assembly – San Francisco, CA: 7/15
    How to Get a Great UX Job
  • SoCal UX Camp – Garden Grove, CA: 6/1
    How to Get a Great UX Job
  • OCUX.org – Irvine, CA: 2/23
    How to Get a Great UX Job





You can contact him at pat@usabilitycounts.com.