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Jack Ruocco

UX Researcher

Jack’s skillset is rooted in user experience design, user research, and front-end programming. He brings a variety of research experience in the e-learning, medical, and commercial industries. His previous work as a web and UI designer offers clients insight beyond applied research methods, including broad knowledge of web and UI design best practices and overcoming programing challenges. Jack holds a BA in Radio, TV, and Film Production from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and MS in Information Design and Strategy from Northwestern University.

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Something unique about you summed up in one sentence:

I have an Irish Gaelic phrase about kindness tattooed on my left arm.

Your favorite part of working at Bold Insight:

The people are incredible and we’re asked to learn something new every day.

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

Play one of the four musical instruments I have lying around.

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

I grew up in Chicago, so I like it, but there’s a huge world out there, so I need to explore more before I can answer this question!

You cannot start the day without doing this:

Have a bit of caffeinated tea, preferably Earl Grey.

Your ultimate celebrity dinner party guest list would include:

Stephen Colbert, Kari Byron, Sonny Rollins, and Malala Yousafzai

Long-term personal or professional goal?

To become fluent in several other languages.

Any other facts to share?

While living in Los Angeles, I learned how to play non-contact rugby. It’s so much fun!
Read Jack's bold insights
September 19, 2023

Our global AI study taught us a lot, including that human translators are still key to quality translation and the research it supports.

August 31, 2023

Speech technology helps UX researchers bridge linguistic and cultural barriers. Effective use, however, depends on balancing the roles of humans and tech.

August 18, 2023

Generative AI can speed up repetitive research tasks, but it’s still hard to trust each output. Our global AI study measures the concrete impact.

June 27, 2023

China and the European Union are regulating AI ethics. The mandate for medtech design teams: build AI-powered products that meet ethics standards and inspire user trust.


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