Dr Elizabeth Churchill is a Director of User Experience at Google. Elizabeth’s field of study is Human Computer Interaction, and her current focus is on the design and development of connected devices and of developer tools for device ecosystems.
Elizabeth has built research groups and led research in a number of well known companies, including as Director of Human Computer Interaction at eBay Research Labs in San Jose, as a Principal Research Scientist and Research Manager at Yahoo! in Santa Clara, California and as a Senior Scientist at PARC and before that at FXPAL, Fuji Xerox’s Research lab in Silicon Valley.
Elizabeth is the current secretary/treasurer of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). She served as on the Executive Committee of the ACM’s Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (SIGCHI), for 8 years, 6 years of those as Executive Vice President.
A Distinguished Scientist and Distinguished Speaker of the ACM and a member of the SIGCHI Academy, Elizabeth has worked in a number of research areas and has been successful at publishing, prototyping and patenting. She has more than 50 patents granted or pending, and over 100 publications in theoretical and applied psychology, cognitive science, human-computer interaction, mobile and ubiquitous computing, computer mediated communication and social media, and has co-authored or co-edited 6 books. Her most recent book, Designing with Data Improving the User Experience with A/B Testing, co-authored with Rochelle King and Caitlin Tan, will be published by O’Reilly in early 2017.
Pre-order Elizabeth’s book from the ASIS&T bookstore and have it available for the book signing in Vancouver.