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Janie Orana

Technology Coordinator

Janie brings over six years of experience in working with technology. She has a passion for finding the right solutions for research teams and clients and loves to collaborate with others. She excels at designing a research lab that captures the right data – from camera angles to screen mirroring to live streaming support. Janie has a degree in Architecture from the City Colleges of Chicago.

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Something unique about you summed up in one sentence:

I'm a big foodie with a love of video games!

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

Chicago! I have lived here my whole life and it will always have a special place in my heart.

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

Travel to as many places as I can and cross out things on my bucket list!

Your ultimate celebrity dinner party guest list would include...

Jlo, Gordon Ramsay, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, and Ryan Reynolds.

Favorite quote:

The 3 C's in life: choice, chance, change. You must make the choice, to take the chance, if you want anything in life to change.

What fictional family would you like to join?

The Belcher Family from Bob’s Burgers.

You cannot start the day without doing this:

Making a latte!

Share an interesting fact, a favorite food, a special skill, or anything else:

I love baking cakes! I taught myself everything I know.
Read Janie'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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