Karen Kaushansky is an Experience Design Leader, Consultant and Futurist choosing to work on things 5-10 years before they are on most radars - speech recognition, voice biometrics, conversational UIs, autonomous vehicles. She was most recently Director of Experience for Zoox, building an autonomous vehicle for the future. Named one of the top 75 Designers in Technology from Business Insider, Karen creates meaningful and connected experiences in the physical world spanning hardware and software. She worked for Jawbone designing interactive and audio experiences on devices such as Big Jambox, Mini Jambox Icon and UP, and has worked on other smart connected products such as the Cinder Sensing Cooker and Sensilk Smart Clothing. Karen worked for many years as a voice user interface designer designing complex speech recognition systems.
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