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Elizabeth Churchill
Senior Director of UX • Google

San Francisco, California

Dr Elizabeth Churchill is a Senior Director of UX at Google. She Co-Chairs Google’s UX Leadership Council (UXLC), and co-founded Google’s UXR Steering Committee which she co-chaired for 2 years. Elizabeth holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge and honorary doctorates from the University of Sussex and the University of Stockholm. She is a member of the Association for Computer Machinery’s (ACM) CHI Academy, is an ACM Fellow and an ACM Distinguished Speaker. Elizabeth is a visiting professor at Imperial College’s Dyson School of Design Engineering in London, is an advisory board member for the Pardee RAND Graduate School and for the Flickr Foundation ( She recently took up a position as Co-Editor in Chief of ACM’s Interactions magazine. In 2016, she received a Citris-Banatao Institute Award Athena Award for Women in Technology. In 2023, she received ACM SIGCHI’s Lifetime Service Award.

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