External Advisory Board

The MS-HCI program external advisory board is a diverse panel of eminent technology experts, business people, and entrepreneurs who advise program leaders on matters regarding research and education initiatives. Members with profiles are included below.

  • ADP

    Sally Cohen

    Senior Director, User Experience

    GTMS ISyE 90

  • AT&T

    Mark Jacobson

    Senior Lead User Experience Research

    GTPhD Eng Psych ’98

  • Bloomberg LP

    Shahtab Wahid

    Senior Interaction Designer

  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

    Janet Fath

    IIS Operations Team Lead

    GTMS ISyE '82, PhD ISyE '87

  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

    Joanne Andreadis

    Senior Advisor, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response

  • Cloudistics, Inc.

    Pardha Pyla

    Chief Experience Officer (CXO) and Vice-President of Product Development

  • EY

    Nick Sabadosh

    Strategy Lead - Experience Design Group – Assurance Client Technology

  • Fjord

    Erica Wingo Newcomb

    Service Design Lead


  • Honeywell

    Ryan West

    Senior Director, Experience Design

  • Independent Consultant

    Annie Archbold


    GTPhD, MS

  • InVision

    Aarron Walter

    Director of User Experience

  • Ionic Security

    Klemens Wengert

    Director of User Experience

    GTMBA '15

  • Isobar

    Colt Whittall

    Vice President

  • Level Access

    Bill Curtis-Davidson

    Senior Director of Program & Policy Services

    GTMS IDT '98

  • MailChimp

    Federico Holgado

    Director of User Experience, New Products

    GTID '11

  • NCR Corporation

    Robert A. King

    User Experience Researcher

    GTPhD Psyc '03

  • New Notion

    Cynthia Morneweck

    Founder & Partner

    GTMS HCI '01

  • Persona Affairs, LLC

    Kim N. Carswell

    Author, Resume Writer, Brand Developer, Social Media Strategist

  • Salesforce

    Kathy Baxter

    User Research Architect

    GTBS Applied Psych '96, MS Eng Psych '98

  • State Farm

    Victoria A. Spaulding-Burford

    Director, UX Strategy & Architecture

    GTMBA '13, MS Eng Psyc '00

  • Storyminers

    Mike Wittenstein

    Customer Experience Designer/Strategist

  • The Home Depot

    Cliff Sexton

    Director of Enterprise User Experience Design, Research, and Strategy

  • User Insight

    Rachel Walsh

    Vice President of Research and Operations

  • Usography

    Paul Bryan

    Director, User Research and Design Strategy

  • UX Headquarters LLC

    Doug Brams

    Founder, Chief Executive Officer

  • Worldpay

    Joe Kleinwaechter

    VP, Innovation & Design