Kyle Mullen


Kyle draws on his background as an anthropologist to help clients design and deliver key insights for users. Having conducted research and worked in an academic setting for more than ten years, he loves doing fieldwork and working with people. Kyle is excited to apply UX research methods to help clients. He has a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Kentucky.

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Something unique about you summed up in one sentence:

As an archaeologist, I once excavated the world's oldest (at the time) beer brewery in Egypt.

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

Chicago (does not need explanation).

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

Fix up old houses.

Share an interesting fact or a special skill:

My favorite food is tavern-style pizza.

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

Olivia Wilde, Harry Styles, Florence Pugh, Chris Pine

You cannot start the day without doing this...

Drinking 3 cups of coffee.

What fictional universe would you like to live in?

I'd most like to live in any universe created by Dick Wolf.

What fictional family would you like to join?

The Dutton family from Yellowstone.
Read Kyle's bold insights
March 16, 2023

Instead of a top-down, one-size-fits-all approach to research, collaboration between manufacturers and human factors research teams can create trusted partnerships and a focus on designing valuable products.

February 27, 2023

To boost adoption of IoT devices, medical device manufacturers should consider four key questions to gain insights into user contexts and perceptions.

February 22, 2023

When used with proper consideration, VR can be a fantastic tool in the researcher’s toolkit.

February 14, 2023

Ethnographic research helps identify nuances to create a more robust understanding of users, identifying unexpected insights that may not show themselves until much later in the product development process.

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.


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4 make-or-break considerations for health IoT ecosystems

All too often, medical device manufacturers roll out Internet of Things (IoT) devices that struggle to satisfy users and be adopted at scale. That’s in part because health IoT doesn’t exist in a void. Each device fits into a broader ecosystem that includes other...

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