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HCDE Tech Talk: Joe Munko, Research Director, Microsoft
HCDE Tech Talk: Joe Munko, Research Director, Microsoft
WhenWednesday, May 3, 2017, 6 – 7 p.m.
Campus locationSieg Hall (SIG)
Campus room233
Event typesLectures/Seminars, Special Events, Student Activities
Event sponsorsHuman Centered Design & Engineering
Description

Please join the department of Human Centered Design & Engineering for the Spring 2017 Tech Talk featuring Joe Munko of Microsoft.

Generating strong evidence and user-insight is hard.  Applying insight to make product decisions in an engineering driven culture can be even harder. This talk will focus on high-level approaches and techniques to activating insight to ensure engineering can be human-centered and data-driven.

Bio
Joe is a UX Researcher and Research Director for the Windows and Devices group at Microsoft. He and his team study human behaviors, attitudes and capabilities in the context of experiences ranging from Mixed Reality, Core and Casual Gaming, Services and Communities to traditional computing. Joe Munko became the Director of Xbox Design User Research at Microsoft in 2011 and has grown his team from 20 researchers to over 90 researchers, data scientists, and analysts in the last 7 years.

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