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Coleen Long

Senior UX Researcher

Coleen’s background lies in clinical research with a special interest in the non-profit community food services and child welfare industries. Her past work with children with acute behavioral health disorders contributes to her passion to understand the needs of special populations while helping to develop tools that improve overall quality of life. With Coleen’s diverse background, she provides clients with unique insights that can be applied to any research project. Coleen has a BS in Clinical Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Something unique about you summed up in one sentence

I have lived in all regions of the US.

Your favorite part of working at Bold Insight

The people! With such a diverse group of supportive, hardworking, and fun-loving individuals, I am constantly learning something new and ways to improve/grow.

In your spare time (or if you had spare time), you would absolutely do this:

Find any and all great food spots near by to go and try out. Or, if anything, scroll through pictures of food on yelp and wish I was eating it.

How long have you been in the UX field?

4 years

You cannot start the day without doing this...

Spend at least 10 minutes doing absolutely nothing and then making coffee.

Your favorite city in the world is...and why?

Taipei, Taiwan! It’s filled with rich culture and some of the best food around. I have family there and have been able to visit almost once every year; it’s like a second home.

Your ultimate celebrity dinner party guest list would include:

Alex Trebek, Ryan Reynolds, Meryl Streep, and Jenna Mourey.

Do you have a long-term personal or professional goal you'd like to share?

Make sure that no matter what I am doing, there’s always an opportunity to give back to my community.

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