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Utkarsh Seth


Google • Mountain View, California

Utkarsh Seth is a Head of UX Research in the Social space at Google with a passion for how people use technology. With a firm belief in “User informed design”, Utkarsh Seth has led a number of large scale research projects which have enabled companies ship a well-crafted product UX informed by user needs, beliefs, intents and motivations. Utkarsh is currently working at Google as a Senior User Experience Researcher.

Prior to joining Google, he worked at Nordstrom and Microsoft, where he gained experience in researching platform-level core UX on different hardware form factors. Utkarsh received his MS degree from Iowa State University majoring in HCI. His thesis was around designing interfaces to aid the design of compliant mechanisms in a VR environment. He is passionate about understanding how people use today’s technologies.