Deanna McCusker

Deanna McCusker
User Experience Designer, VMware


Deanna McCusker is a user experience designer with VMware. She recently spent 3 months with COSM (Community for Open Source Microfinance) to improve the UX of their microfinance software (Mifos) through VMware’s Take 3 sabbatical program. Her blog on this project can be found at:

She has been with VMware for 9 years designing the UX for cloud computing and virtual infrastructure solutions. Prior to that she spent several years consulting, most notably designing the interface for an early electronic book.


Location: E144 Level: Intermediate
Gerardo Capiel (TBD), Edward Cable (The Community for Open Source Microfinance), Deanna McCusker (VMware)
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