Design the Future
January 19–20, 2016: Training
January 20–22, 2016: Conference
San Francisco, CA
karen kaushansky

karen kaushansky
Director of Experience, Zoox


Karen Kaushansky is director of experience for Zoox, helping build an autonomous vehicle for the future. Named one of the “75 Best 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 including 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 for Tellme/Microsoft, designing complex speech recognition systems, such as Ford Sync and Tellme for Windows Mobile.


3:45pm Friday, 01/22/2016
The new fundamentals
Location: Generals Residence Ballroom
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)
Multiscreen experiences are powerful; we now divide our time between different devices based on context. At the same time, conversational assistants have evolved to be quite usable. But we’re just beginning to see how one assistant might work across an ecosystem of devices. Karen Kaushansky explores the future of designing with voice across multiple devices. Read more.