Advocates

Irene Au

Design Executive / Consultant / Advisor

Great design is the culmination of inspiration, delight, joy, and love.

Irene Au is dedicated to raising the strategic value of design and user research within software companies through better methods and practices, processes, leadership, and quality.  Irene led User Experience at Google for six years, where her team was responsible for design and user research for all of Google’s products worldwide.  Prior to Google, Irene established and led the User Experience and Design team at Yahoo! for eight years.  She now advises and consults for companies on all matters UX and teaches yoga and meditation.