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Marie Krug

UX Researcher

Marie has a background in academic and clinical research. Prior to joining Bold Insight, she managed a longitudinal research study investigating cognition in autistic adolescents and young adults. She applies her previous research experience to the UX space and enjoys designing studies to integrate the best methods to address project questions. Marie has a PhD in Neuroscience, with a focus on human cognitive neuroscience, from the University of California, Davis. 

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Something unique about you summed up in one sentence:

I have lived many places – upstate NY, California, St. Louis, and Washington D.C.

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

San Francisco is my favorite city. I love the ocean views, the parks, and the restaurants.

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

Write and direct a Lifetime movie.

Share an interesting fact or a special skill:

I am a US Masters swimmer and love long-distance freestyle events.

Favorite TV show:

Schitt's Creek.

You cannot start the day without doing this:

Every morning I MUST solve Wordle!

What is your favorite way to give back to the community?

I enjoy volunteering at my children's elementary school.

What superpower would you most want?

Being able to teleport would be so useful! I would travel more.
Read Marie'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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