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Expert in Future Product Design

Expert ID: 735741 Oregon, USA

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The easiest way to describe this expert would be to use the term "design advocate". She has been doing user experience and design research for close to a decade. Expert is the author of numerous books, including “Calm Technology”. She is currently a researcher at Palo Alto’s Institute for the Future. She speaks and consults globally around the world, has written two books for O'Reilly, and has started (and sold) a startup company. Her biggest mission in life is to take complex information and make it easier for people to consume and use. Expert was formerly a VP at a Healthcare company, and before that she was the Director of R&D of the research division of a global mapping company. She just spent two years as a research fellow at MIT's Center for Civic Media at Harvard Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. Expert's time zone is PST and has a flexible schedule for Zoom meetings, phone calls, and in house consulting.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Francisco, CA - Los Angeles, CA - Seattle, WA

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2008 Degree: BS Subject: Sociology Institution: Lewis & Clark College

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2019 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Researcher Department: Responsibilities: Working with clients on 10 year, global, sustainable business strategies using the client's 50 year old modeling, forecasting and insight models.
Years: 2016 to 2018 Employer: Harvard Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society Title: Researcher Department: Responsibilities: Research insights, trends and potentials for emerging technologies, including ethical, legal and privacy aspects.
Years: 2016 to 2018 Employer: MIT Title: Researcher Department: Responsibilities: MIT’s Center for Civic Media involved understanding how technology works in cities, cultures and emerging landscapes.
Years: 2015 to 2015 Employer: Healthways Title: VP Department: Responsibilities: Oversaw the development of a groundbreaking wellness product through concept to launch. Reported to the CIO.
Years: 2012 to 2014 Employer: ESRI Title: Director of Research and Development Department: Responsibilities: ESRI squired my startup, Geoloqi. Expert ran and grew a 25 person research and development division. In two years, Expert grew the products to 15 million users. She standardized the design of product documentation and led the company’s mobile location products.
Years: 2010 to 2012 Employer: Geoloqi (founder) Title: CEO Department: Responsibilities: Expert co-founded this company until it sold in 2012. Expert's company was one of the earliest available mobile GPS solutions for iOS and Android devices. Company grew to 2 million users before sale to ESRI.

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