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Giovanni Centeno

UX Researcher

Giovanni’s background is rooted in human-computer interaction and digital anthropology. He is passionate about utilizing his interdisciplinary training in the social sciences to help clients design products to create positive change for diverse populations. His experience with both qualitative and quantitative methods helps clients to analyze, create, and advocate for intuitive user experiences. He has a MS in Human-Computer Interaction from DePaul University.

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Something unique about you summed up in one sentence:

I am Cuban-Mexican-American and wouldn’t have it any other way.

Your favorite part of working at Bold Insight

Hands down, all my incredibly smart, talented, and kind coworkers!

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

I would love to upcycle and refurbish vintage furniture.

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

TBD – I still plan on doing a lot more traveling before I can decide on a favorite.

You cannot start the day without doing this:

Water, coffee, and a protein shake – in that order.

Your ultimate celebrity dinner party guest list would include:

Fran Drescher, Beyoncé, SZA, and Rihanna

Long-term personal or professional goal?

To be involved with a massive social initiative targeting underrepresented communities.

Any other facts to share?

Root beer floats are one of my undisputed favorite foods ever.
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Three ways UX research supports accessible product design

Designing accessible products through UX research can create better user experiences for all when researchers are knowledgeable about accessibility and accessible designs, recruit those with a wide range of accessibility needs throughout the UX process, and offer accessible participation options like in-home testing.

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