Giovanni Centeno


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.

Bold facts

Learn more about


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 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.
.blog_listing_team {display: block !important;}
Read Giovanni's bold insights
January 25, 2023

With a few considerations and thoughtful planning, research that includes the a11y community can effectively collect data while ensuring a respectful participant experience to help design products that meet the needs of all users.

November 14, 2022

By being thoughtful of the research process and unique needs of participants, researchers can champion inclusion of those with accessibility needs in research, resulting in better designed products.


Read our team’s latest bold insights

5 tips for remote UX research with the A11y community

Approximately 15% of the global population identifies as having a disability. Given that so many individuals have accessibility needs, it is essential that we, as user experience (UX) researchers, design products with the accessibility (a11y) community in mind, and...

read more

Six unique benefits of rolling research  

Our team has seen an increase in requests for rolling research to support product design across multiple industries, from consumer goods to healthcare. We’ve seen firsthand the benefits of executing this model of research and why it can revolutionize the way product...

read more