Product by Design

In this episode, Kyle Evans joined by Dr. Kenya Oduor, a human-centered researcher, strategist, and solution designer. We discuss moving from being a UX practitioner to a leader, working across all the disciplines in a business, democratizing user experience design, and when it makes sense to add more UX researchers and designers to your team. We also discuss avoiding bias in research and recruiting for our product discovery work, and how to ensure we’re building inclusively. Listen in for incredible product management/UX insight and a great conversation.

Show Notes

In this episode, Kyle Evans joined by Dr. Kenya Oduor, a human-centered researcher, strategist, and solution designer. We discuss moving from being a UX practitioner to a leader, working across all the disciplines in a business, democratizing user experience design, and when it makes sense to add more UX researchers and designers to your team. We also discuss avoiding bias in research and recruiting for our product discovery work, and how to ensure we’re building inclusively. Listen in for incredible product management/UX insight and a great conversation. 

Kenya's Bio:
Dr. Kenya Oduor is a human-centered researcher, strategist, and solution designer. She is trained in human factors, experimental psychology and industrial engineering.

After nearly 20 years in enterprise software development organizations, she formed Lean Geeks. Lean Geeks, a business consulting and staffing firm, helps organizations discover market opportunities and define the most effective solutions for their market. 

Links from the show:
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kenya-oduor-phd-02a63a/
Lean Geeks: https://leangeeks.net/
LinkedIn Post on statistics: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/kenya-oduor-phd
Young, Famous, and African: https://www.netflix.com/title/81310218

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What is Product by Design?

Interesting conversations about product management, user experience design, technology, and how we can create the best product experiences for users and our businesses.