Brenton is a passionate UX research and design advocate

He helps organizations and individuals improve their effectiveness from strategy, research, ideation, and design all the way through to delivery.

 Brenton giving an IxDA lecture on using empathy in design.

Brenton giving an IxDA lecture on using empathy in design.


IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award, October 2015
IBM Leadership Award, November 2014
IBM Invention Achievement Award, September 2014
IBM Manager’s Choice Award,  June 2014
IBM Labyrinth Award for Invention, April 2014
IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award, November 2013

Cisco Innovation Award for excellence in user interface design, 2002.
Cisco Partnership Award for cross-functional teamwork, 2002.
Cisco Achievement Program, 2004, 2003, and 2001.

Publications & Presentations

Elmore, B.  Design for AI and Cognitive Computing. Denver Startup Week. Denver, CO, September 2017.

Elmore, B., and Swingler, T. Design With Empathy. Presented at IxDA. Phoenix, AZ, May 28, 2014.

Elmore, B., and Dawson, C. Automated Cloud Service (Provisioning) For Protecting Data, Based On User Roles And Data Type. Published at, February 25, 2014.

Elmore, B. Design Thinking & eLearning. Presented at Greater Arizona eLearning Association. Phoenix, AZ, November 8, 2011.

Elmore, B. Field Research & Personas. Presented at IABC. Tucson, AZ, April 11, 2011.

Elmore, B., Ivaturi, S., and Hamilton, S. Designing Software for Consumers to Easily Set Up a Secure Home Network. In Proceedings of CHI 2007, ACM Press, 2007.

Elmore, B. A Human Factors Process for Understanding Users, Defining Their Roles, and Generating System Requirements. Presented at, MIS 2003: Managing IT in Networked Organizations. Tucson, AZ, October 24-25, 2003

Clients & Employers