Mary Treseler

Mary Treseler

M​ary Treseler is Vice President, Content Strategy at O’Reilly Media, ​where she leads an editorial team that covers a wide range of topics from Devops to design. Mary is chair of the Velocity Conference. She has been working on technical content for 25 years, acquiring and developing content in areas such as programming, software engineering, and product design. A Boston native, Mary lives​ oceanside​ ​in Padanaram, MA.

Posts by Mary Treseler


Noah Iliinsky on design at Amazon

The O’Reilly Design Podcast: The importance of intentional thinking, user-centered data visualizations, and separating functionality from implementation.


Designing for Alexa

5 questions for Phillip Hunter: Designing voice interactions, deconstructing human behavior, and use cases for voice.


Designing bots

5 questions for Desiree Garcia: Moving beyond building features and solutions to products and experiences.

Growing Hearts.

Growing a design team

5 questions for Alastair Simpson: Customer empathy, culture’s impact on design, and the power of saying “I don’t know.”

"Window on the City No. 3," by Robert Delaunay, 1911-12.

How to build great designers

5 questions for Ryan Noon: Why your company needs a maker space, finding inspiration out the window, and what designers and elite athletes have in common.

Tree of life sculpture

Simon King on design at IDEO

The O’Reilly Design Podcast: Team dynamics and culture at IDEO, design education, and design’s next big challenge.

Colonnes chapiteaux pantheon

Airbnb’s design approach

The O’Reilly Design Podcast: Katie Dill on designing for seven billion people, hiring good people, and the triforce.

LA students explore the Former GM engine block manufacturing plant

Designing at Nasdaq

The O’Reilly Design Podcast: Aaron Irizarry on getting and keeping a seat at the table.