Prepare to Design the Future
March 19–20, 2017: Training
March 20–22, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Francisco, CA
Catherine Courage

Catherine Courage
VP, Ads and Commerce User Experience, Google

Catherine Courage is vice president of ads and commerce user experience at Google. Previously, Catherine was senior vice president of customer experience at DocuSign; senior vice president of customer experience at Citrix, where she led its company-wide customer experience initiative with responsibilities covering brand, social, web, product design, information experience, and business process reinvention, all to drive adoption and loyalty among customers, partners and employees; and vice president of product design at Citrix, where she led the team responsible for delivering user interface designs, providing user experience education, driving seamless experiences across product lines, and supporting design thought leadership and execution companywide. She has been a director of Insight Enterprises Inc. since January 25, 2016, and was a founding member of the experience team at Salesforce. She has received a number of awards, including being recognized as one of 2011’s 40 under 40 and one of 2013’s Women of Influence by the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Catherine holds an MA in applied sciences from the University of Toronto.


3:35pm–4:15pm Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Technology, tools, and process
Location: California East
Level: Intermediate
Kaaren Hanson (Medallia), Micah Alpern (Medallia), Sara Khoury (Google), Amanda Linden (Facebook), Catherine Courage (Google)
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Startup design is radically different from design at established companies. Join in to hear how design leaders Catherine Courage (Google), Kaaren Hanson (Medallia), Sara Khoury (bebop), and Amanda Linden (Asana) moved from leadership positions at large corporations to roles at scrappy startups. If you’re thinking about joining a startup, this is the panel to attend. Read more.