UIE & Center Centre
Jared Spool founded the research company UIE and also founded the UX Design school Center...
Nalini Panchita Kotamraju, Ph.D. is Senior Director of User Research & User Experience at Salesforce.
Alana Washington is a design leader and strategist. Currently, she’s a design manager on the...
As an Experience Design Director with Mad*Pow, Adam combines his 12+ years of experience design...
Nielsen Norman Group
Jakob Nielsen, Ph.D., is a User Advocate and principal of the Nielsen Norman Group which...
Pamela is founder of Change Sciences, a user experience research and strategy firm for Fortune...
AmberNechole Hart is a UX designer at AKQA who is passionate about how black communities...
Felix Watson Jr.
Felix is helping to build a world-class support experience for Azure Customers.
novelist, blogger and technology activist
Cory Doctorow (craphound.com) is a science fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist. He is the...
Stacey Higginbotham covers the Internet of Things and how it impacts business and our lives....
Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC Digital)
Tracey Jackson is a User Experience Designer for Pricewaterhouse Coopers Digital Services (PwC Digital) in...
Dan co-founded EightShapes, a DC-based boutique UX design firm. He’s written 3 design books on...
Andrew Schall is currently UX Head creating the next generation of healthcare technology, with 15+...
World Wide Web Consortium
Shawn leads the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) education and outreach activities promoting web accessibility...
Adam Harrell is co-founder of Nebo which he helped grow from a bootstrap startup into...
Adam is a Sr. Software Architect for DMSi in Omaha, NE, and a co-founder of...
Kristian KloecklAssociate Professor at Northeastern University
Kristian Kloeckl, Designer and Associate Professor at Northeastern University’s College of Arts, Media and Design, heads...
Jennifer is a User Experience Researcher at Google generating insights on how people implement AI...
Shell Little is an Accessibility Specialist at Wells Fargo on their Customer Insights and Experience...
Jane Reinberg Guthrie
Jane works at Slalom Consulting. She has over 12 years of experience designing digital products...
Molly Wright Steenson
Carnegie Mellon University
Dr. Steenson is an associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design, where she...
Agnieszka is a founder of a digital consultancy Creative Construction, focusing on User Experience and...
Hana Nagel leads user research for SAP Customer Experience, with experience ranging from non-profits to...
Sheekha Singh is currently working as a QA Engineer at D3 Banking in Omaha providing...
Greg leads the research team for Android Auto and focuses on optimizing in-vehicle experiences while...
David Holmberg is a Senior UX Designer at Avvo. He also teaches graduate classes on...
Lillian Warner is a graduate student at NYU's Tandon School of Engineering studying UX design,...
Master’s student at the University of Michigan School of Information, specializing in Big Data Analytics,...
After 6 years of agency work for dozens of high-profile clients, Alan joined Sabre as...
Sarah Garcia has been a usability researcher since 2004, when she traded her marketing research...
Rand Fishkin is the founder and former CEO of Moz, board member at presentation software...
UX Research Operations Manager • Springer Nature
Stephanie studies user research techniques in geovisualization and has written a book on user research.
Product Design Team Manager • Diligent
Aaron brings together creativity and analytics to provide holistic design solutions.
Jon Kolko is Vice President of Consumer Design at Blackboard. He is also the Founder...
University of Washington
Haimeng is a graduate student at University of Washington, focusing on UX design.
GE Aviation Digital
Maggie Murphy is currently an interaction and user experience designer at GE Aviation Digital.
Alexandra Cahill leads Conversational AI Learning at Capital One where she believes having a meaningful...
Ali Eslamifar is currently leading product design for tutor experience at Course Hero. He also...
Founder and CEO of KO Insights, a research and advisory firm, Kate describes herself as...
Jerrod Larson manages the Alaska Airlines’ User Experience team in support of alaskaair.com.
Rebecca Green is the Lead Human Factors Researcher at Cerner where her research has been...
Alix Han leads the product UX of Qumulo, the first data-aware scale-out enterprise data storage...
Yvonne Gando leads UX writing on various social apps at Google including Google+ and Blogger.
Director of Innovation • Blink
Quba's passion is exploring emerging technologies and finding new, exciting ways to use them.
Ona Anicello is a UX Manager and built the first ever UX Research practice for...
Lori Sanders is a Documentation and User Assistance Writer at Salesforce in San Francisco.
Andy Fitzgerald Consulting, LLC
Andy Fitzgerald is an independent information architect and digital experience designer. He is an active...
Providence Health & Services
Mary focuses on defining and growing new health related patient facing businesses at Providence Health...
Leonardo Monteiro de Miranda
Globosat Digital Platforms
Leonardo currently works as Product Owner at Globosat Digital Platforms in Brazil with an extensive...
Jeremy is the sole designer across 5 enterprise FinTech SAAS products for FIA Tech in...
U. Wasshington, HCDE
I’m currently finishing my master’s in HCDE at UW so I can be a voice...
Eric Reiss is CEO of the Copenhagen-based FatDUX Group, which designs interactive experiences with offices...
Amber Case, cyborg anthropologist and user experience designer, is currently a fellow at Harvard University’s...
The Black Tux
Lex is currently an independent product designer. Previously, she led design, product growth and analytics...
Moneta Ho Kushner
Moneta Ho Kushner is a product design manager at Facebook where she leads design for...
Evelina Tapia, PhD
Evelina has 10 years of experience in studying human vision, cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience...
Bond Art + Science
For nearly 20 years Karen has helped create more usable digital products through the power...
California College of the Arts
Christina has led redesigns and initial product offerings for such companies as LinkedIn, Myspace, Zynga,...
Jennifer Romano Bergstrom
Fors Marsh Group
Jennifer joined Facebook in January, where she studies the user experience of Facebook products across...
I am currently a Design Researcher at IBM in Austin after dabbling in UX, Service,...
Andy Fitzgerald, PhD
Andy Fitzgerald is an independent digital experience designer with applied expertise in design research, information...
Anna Van Brookhoven
Anna Van Brookhoven is working on the Alexa Skills Kit team to bring more voices...
Karen is Director of User Experience at iterate, a leading UX design agency based in...
Yuliya Baran is a UX Designer currently improving global Microsoft News experiences. She co-founded Stackhouse Talks,...
Republic of Quality
Steve is the Founder and Experience Architect at The Republic of Quality with over 18...
Annemarie Lesage leads Yu Centrik‘s team of analysts, UX strategists and UX designers.
Joscelin Cooper works at Airbnb with product managers, designers, and engineers to articulate product vision...
Michael is the Chief Design Officer for the Applications and Services group with responsibility for...
University of Washington
Jason Civjan is UX Team Manager for UW’s Academic Experience Design & Delivery team.
Kelly works for projekt202 in Dallas as a Principal Experience Researcher.
Lada Gorlenko is Director of UX Research at Smartsheet. A pshychology graduate, Lada held UX...
Anouschka Scholten is owner of Userneeds and an independent Interaction Designer and UX Consultant.
University of Washington
I lead cross-functional product teams that innovate analytical tools for the university community.
Canadian Digital Service
Michelle Ngai is a Senior UX Designer for the Canadian Digital Service (CDS).
Aras leads the core UX team in Garanti Bank, a BBVA joint-venture in Turkey.
Marli's work as a content strategist spans game design, web applications, and mobile. She is...
Ramya is a UX Architect at Cardinal Solutions with a background in physical product design.
Geoff HarrisonChief Design Officer • Blink
As VP of Design Services, Geoff leads a team that designs and creates cross-platform digital...
Carmen Broomes is a UX Research Manager & Senior UX Researcher at Indeed where she...
Kathleen is UX research lead for the Media division of Schibsted, driving research for the...
Joe is a UX Researcher and Research Director for the Windows and Devices group at...
Visa's Business Intelligence team as a Product Designer
Aubri is a User Experience Researcher at Alaska Airlines, where she spends her time understanding...
Design Director • Blink
Benjamin leads envisioning projects, such as ephemeral media and dynamic typographic systems.
Bill Flora is an award-winning design director and strategist with more than 20 years of...
Siri Mehus, Ph.D.
Siri Mehus is a Principal UX Researcher at Blink and has a background in interaction...
Steven is a Product Manager on Microsoft's Cortana team, where he helps engineers and companies...
Bingqing (Crystal) Shan
Bingqing(Crystal) Shan is a master student at the University of Michigan, studying Human-Computer Interaction.
Bonnie is a visual and experience designer with a focus on creating interactive experiences in...
Sara Cambridge is a Senior UX Researcher for Material Design at Google.
Rob HouserSenior Director of Product Design • FINSYNC
Rob Houser is a Senior Director of Product Design for FINSYNC, a start-up company that...
Shruti is a Lead Experience Researcher at Airbnb on the Support Products team in Seattle...
Brent makes evidenced-based recommendations related to market segments, marketing technology, and go-to-market messaging for Blink...
ECi Software Solutions
A technical writer for sixteen years in Jefferson City, MO, I work on user-assistance systems...
Brian McElaney runs the technology team at Think Company - a user experience design firm...
Russ WilsonHead of Design • Google
Russ Wilson joined Google as Director & Head of Design for Google Cloud Platform in...
Jessie Webster is an Experience Researcher with projekt202. She studied journalism at the University of...
Jillian is a Senior Product Researcher at Intercom with experience in user research, industrial design,...
Britney LeBaron is a Quantitative UX Researcher at LogMeIn (working remote from the Portland, OR...
Shipra Kayan is the Senior Manager of User Research at Upwork, helping the product and...
University of Illinois
Jon Gunderson is the Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology Accessibility in the Division...
John Whalen is author of the recently published book Designing for How People Think: Using...
Head of Enablement – AI/ML and Data • Blackbook.ai
Brooke specializes in solutions that help “non-data people” harness the power of AI.
Keith Haney has been the principle Senior Customer Experience Designer at SnapAV+Control4 for the past...
Capri Burrell is an Experience Researcher on the Google Cloud AI Team.
Stéphanie is a French Web Designer, Pixel & CSS lover. She focuses on designing for...
Mark Webster is Director of Product at Adobe, focusing on voice integration for Adobe XD.
Strategy + Design
Theresa Neil is an international design expert. She has designed over 100 live products, from...
School of Information, University of Michigan, specializing in human-computer interaction and user experience design.
Margaret is a design strategist and researcher focused on studying human to human interaction as...
Principal Product Design Manager • Microsoft
Carol co-founded Sakson & Taylor, and has held UX leadership and content strategy roles.
Senior Content Strategist at Expedia, working on content personalization, usability, and architecture.
Katrina Liu is a UX Director at Plain Concepts, an international development company with offices...
Rosie Atkins has been a product leader for more than 20 years. She is currently...
Charles is best known for his documentation of the music phenomenon known as "grunge", culminating...
Chris Bransfield is Experience Director at Woods Creative where he conducts research drawing from communication...
Chris Gallello is the founder of Purple.pm, a tool for design teams to plan and...
Parinati Sarnot has over 8 years of GDPR and CCPA consulting and industry experience in...
UX Researcher • Humu
Marieke combines behavioral psychology and machine learning to make work better for everyone, everywhere.
Karen Clark Cole
CEO • Blink
Karen is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Co-Founder of Blink UX.
Cami Thorum is the UX Producer for the Isilon Engineering division of Dell EMC. She...
Jake is a product development professional with over 14 years of experience in corporate and...
Principal Service Designer • H-E-B
Chris blends interaction design and service design for Texas' most beloved grocery store.
His work at ChaiOne as a Lead Interaction Designer is driven by philosophy that everything...
Senior Visual Designer • Blink
Christen helps deliver innovative, world-class experiences with over fourteen years of experience in visual design,...
Christina, as a User Experience Manager based in Google's Seattle office, is focused on developer...
Christine Fajardo is a Product Design Lead inside Liberty Mutual’s Corporate Technology market.
Kerry Renna is the Director for Consumer Insights at SharkNinja, a global home appliance company.
Jon Bell was a Staff Product Designer at Twitter, and previously he led teams on...
As a UX designer at Blink, Lauren Javor is passionate about creating frictionless, lovable experiences.
Director of UX and Process Improvement • MathWorks
Jennifer is continuously improving MathWorks' SDLC to help make their user’s experience even better.
U. Washington Tacoma
Emma J. Rose is an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington Tacoma.
Lana Voynova is a Senior UX Designer at Best Buy mobile technology center, with prior...
Joseph Perez, PhD
NC Dept. of Health & Human Services
As a Senior Systems Analyst and Team Lead, Joe Perez is data analytics & visualization...
Michael specializes in running early-stage, exploratory research with various healthcare professionals, patients, caregivers, and advocacy...
Senior Staff Interaction Designer • Google
Cliff is the author of User Friendly, founder of Co.Design, and a former Wired editor.
Claire is a UX Design Lead at PagerDuty, an online product that helps software developers...
Gowtham is a Usability Engineer, living in Germany, and working for VSF Experts.
Pardot (part of Salesforce)
Cliff is a UX lead at Pardot (part of Salesforce), helping build world-class B2B marketing...
Colin Eagan, M.S., is principal for experience design at ICF Olson in Washington, D.C.
Tamara advises early-stage startups and big companies that want to behave like startups. She applies...
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Software engineer working at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Lauren Isaacson is a market and user experience research consultant from Vancouver, British Columbia.
Kiernan Salmon is a product developer in the Energy & Engineering office at UC Davis. She...
Kevin P Philbin
University of Washington
Kevin Philbin sees storytelling as a powerful design tool to prototype experiences and interactions for...
Cora Cowles leads the user experience discipline for Huge Detroit in her role as Associate...
Erin Newby is a product designer at Verizon with experience in many different industries and...
Sukhada Jog is a User Experience Researcher at Airbnb where she leads research efforts on...
With 25+ years of experience in product innovation, Marymoore Patterson explores the human side of...
Sarah is a user experience enthusiast with a passion for making people’s lives better and...
User Research Manager • Kroger
Cristine Cravens leads User Research and Product Design teams at Kroger Technology & Digital.
Cris is the UX Manager and involved in the discovery process, the development of mobile...
Stephanie is a Product Designer with a background in research and psychology. She is based...
Sarah A. Rice is an information architect with almost two decades of strategy and consulting...
Head of Design • Made Tech
Harry believes whole teams should practice user-centered design in order to create outcomes for people...
Principal UX Designer • Blink
Heidi has lead complex projects since Blink’s inception, for clients like GE, NASA and Providence.
Stephanie Searphina has an MS in Human Factors and has worked as a research and...
United States Digital Service
Crystal Yan is a Product Manager and UX Designer with the United States Digital Service, a...
Daedalus Information Systems
A deep passion for technology, accompanied by a complete ineptitude at programming, brought Marianne Sweeny...
Senior UX Research Lead • Shopify
Dalia leads research on the multidisciplinary team to help business owners build world-class online stores.
Tom Satwicz, Ph.D.
Tom is a UX Director and Partner at Blink and has been researching interaction and...
Author of Articulating Design Decisions
Tom's experience as a UX designer, executive design leader, and consultant has given him a...
At Smart Design, Dan is one of the creative directors leading the interaction design practice,...
Dana Bright is a User Experience Designer in Google Maps in Seattle, working on imagery...
Senior UX Designer • SmartBear
Shanae is passionate about product strategy, collaboration, and empowerment when designing technical products and systems.
Head of Product & UX Lead • Cashbag
Dang is passionate about innovations in UX design, with a focus on mobile consumer behaviors.
Before Danielle started teaching at General Assembly, she was a Product Design Manager at Facebook,...
Danyell Jones is the UX Research Lead at ZS Associates where she oversees and conducts research...
M. Colleen McDevitt
University of Washington
M. Colleen McDavitt is working toward a Masters of Science in Human Centered Design & Engineering...
University of Michigan
Graduate student at the School of Information, University of Michigan specializing in User Experience Research...
Lead User Researcher • ecobee
Dennis leads a team of researchers conducting generative and evaluative research in smart homes.
Dave’s a researcher and designer at Originate, leading UX efforts for high-growth startups and enterprises...
Director – Design Research • Oracle
Devesh is enabling product teams be human-centered across the design and development life-cycle.
Although Dawn Wilson didn’t set out to work in the tech industry, she landed in...
Debbie Levitt is the Principal of Ptype (short for prototype), a UX agency headquartered in...
Utkarsh Seth is a Head of UX Research in the Social space at Google with...
David Evans PhD
David Evans is a Sr. Manager of Customer Research at Microsoft and the author of...
David Westen is Blink’s Chief Strategy Officer. An expert in user experience and digital strategy,...
Peter Stern is a Blink partner and Head of Design. His clients include USAA, Microsoft,...
Dr. Dimeji Onafuwa
Dimeji is currently a senior researcher at Microsoft, working to build better end-to-end experiences for...
Tony Smith is the Product Design Manger at Hallmark Labs, the tech hub of Hallmark...
Elizabeth is a UX Researcher at Shopify, a leading ecommerce platform based in Canada.
UX agency Mad*Pow
Marli Mesibov is the VP of Content Strategy at the digital UX agency Mad*Pow
Elizabeth Benker has helped over 50 companies enhance their flagship tool user experience. Currently, she...
Gareth Cook is a Pulitzer Prize-winning magazine journalist and editor of the New York Times...
Gwen BettsDirector of Product Experience • Rapid7
As the Director of Product Experience and Delivery at Rapid7, Gwen leads a unit of...
Sheri Byrne-Haber is a prominent global subject matter expert in the fields of disability and...
Shayna Atkins is a product development expert, lean-agile practitioner, and founder that has managed and...
James works with Refinery29 helping to build and define new UX initiatives.
James works at Google in Mountain View as Creative Lead, Conversation Design & Voice Direction.
Kesava Karthik Kota
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Graduate student at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor specializing in UX Research and Design.
Yu-kwong Chiu works as a lead UX designer at Sabre, a leading innovative technology company...
Laura Joss, Ph.D. is the global director of the Design Research team at Motorola.
Jason is an Experience Researcher and Designer with a specific passion in designing to inspire...
Haley Henderson is a talented product designer having worked for Fortune 100 companies like The...
Paola is a Design Principal on the User Experience team at GoGuardian, the fastest-growing education...
Kevin Murphy is the Program Executive for Earth Science Data Systems within NASA’s Earth Science...
Senior UX/UI Designer • Mayo Clinic
Gianna has spent the entirety of her career focused on helping people find and take...
Joanna is a Principal Design Researcher, and Innovation Catalyst at Intuit based in Toronto, Canada.
Jane leads a team of 12 designers At Digitalist in Vancouver and facilitates internal and...
Sara Fortier is a design strategist and founder of Outwitly Inc. - a design think...
Zeeshan Syed is Senior Principal UX Designer at Oracle, leading Oracle’s nextgen database UX team. His...
Senior Designer • Microsoft
Terell focuses on building experiences, cultures, and products within the Business Applications Group.
JonDelina Buckley is currently Principal, UX Strategy & Research at ADP’s Pasadena Innovation Center and...
Content Strategy Insights
Larry Swanson is a content strategist on a mission. He hosts the Content Strategy Insights...
Research Director • Blink
Lad enjoys uncovering mind-blowing insights to illuminate user experiences that increase our quality of life.
Megan Ruhlach is an architect/graphic designer turned Visual Designer, who worked in prototyping, branding, interior...
Melissa is a UX Strategist who delights in applying a human centered approach to designing services...
Pamela Pavliscak is the founder of Change Sciences, an insights and innovation firm, and faculty...
Ford Motor Company
Parrish and his HMI team at Ford guide the design and development of the Interior...
Nicole Capuana leads all things UX on a boat at LeanDog. Over the last 15...
Meg Cramer is a Senior Product Designer and a UX generalist at LogMeIn who has...
Kevin is the Senior Director of User Experience at INVIDI Technologies, a hands-on practitioner, mentor,...
Michica Provato is a Product Design Manager and Innovation Catalyst at Intuit in Toronto.
Michael Beasley is a UX Architect at ITHAKA, putting his passion for user research and...
Principal UX Designer • Wikimedia Foundation
Pau is an author and has a PhD in physical mobile workflows.
Peter Morville is a pioneer of information architecture and UX and author of the bestselling...
Patricia PalmerDirector, UX Design • TIAA
Patricia Palmer is a User Experience Director at TIAA - a leader in serving the...
Paul Cutsinger runs the Alexa Voice Design Education team and works with developers, designers, brands,...
Novel Effect, Inc.
Melissa Hammersley leads Novel Effect's award-winning product strategy, innovation, and creative direction technology to elevate...
Michael Harding is a principal UX researcher at Blink and enjoys working with clients to...
Natalie Moser from London, UK has been leading Visual and UX teams for over 15...
Breker Group Consulting
Melissa is the Founder of Breker Group Consulting with over 15 years of experience leading...
Sam Ladner is a senior researcher at Microsoft in the Applications and Services Group, where...
Rachelle N. Ornan-Stone, Ph.D.
Dr. Rachelle N. Ornan-Stone is a design researcher / experience designer for aerospace and alternative...
Shelley Letsinger has 20+ years designing both consumer and enterprise solutions for GE Digital, AT&T, Amazon,...
Reality Canty, PhD
Real is Senior UX Researcher of Design Technology at AT&T where he is part of...
Pranav is a part of the Product team at Flipkart and works on building the...
Phillip is the technology product design leader at Pulse Labs, improving the experience of using...
Steve Krug (pronounced “kroog”) is best known as the author of Don’t Make Me Think:...
Second-year graduate student at Missouri State University seeking an M.A. in Technical Writing
Sam Zaiss is fascinated by others’ stories. He’s spent the past 10 years as a...
Sally-anne Kellaway is the Senior Audio and Voice Designer at Microsoft, exploring Voice and Natural...
Sadok Cervantes Rabadán is a Design Lead for the Wikimedia Foundation. He was named one of...
Rodrigo has been working in tech for over 7 years, initially as a Front-End Developer...
Head of Global Research and UX • Taylor & Hart
Terhi has extensive experience managing and mentoring multi-disciplined teams including UX, CX, Product, Research, UI,...
With a sixteen-year tenure at Microsoft, Tasha is currently bringing her vision and strategic insights...
UX Researcher • Blink
Tulsi loves applying her systems-thinking perspective from mechanical engineering and manufacturing to understand how people...
User Research Lead • Reach
Steve is the author of Building User Research Teams and helps organizations start new user...
GE Aviation Digital
Umy Boonmarlart juggles many titles as a User Experience Designer, qualitative researcher, strategy and creative...
Voranouth works on the Analytics Platform style guide at IBM in Austin and also tackles...
Stephen John Ellis
Stephen John Ellis is the UX/UI Manager for Avinode group, the world's largest platform for...