Emily was responsible for launching Uber’s self-driving pilots in Pittsburgh, PA and Tempe, AZ. During both launches, Emily was primarily focused on the rider experience, namely the UI in the front and back seats of self-driving Ubers. In her current role, Emily is responsible for driving product clarity and outlining product requirements for software, hardware, and user experience teams. Prior to joining Uber, Emily was part of Booz Allen Hamilton’s Strategic Innovation Group, leading the Interactive Media and Serious Games work streams.
She has over ten years of experience building applications for emerging technologies such as augmented and virtual reality, gesture and body based interfaces, and mobile platforms spanning the defense, health, entertainment, automotive, and educational spaces. She has a Master of Fine Arts in Interactive Media from the University of Southern California and a Bachelors of Science in Information Systems from Carnegie Mellon University. She is currently teaching AP Computer Science through the TEALS program, a Microsoft philanthropy.
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