Megan Kierstead

Megan uses a holistic, empathetic approach to help companies design and build technology that people really want to use. Her UX and product consultancy, Social Ergonomics, works primarily with early to mid stage startups in crafting integrated, innovative experiences for everyone. An expert in user research and design, Megan is particularly interested in creating inclusive technology that has reach beyond the usual Silicon Valley bubble.

Megan graduated in 2008 with B.A. in Computer Science and Political Science from Wellesley College and is wrapping up an M.S. from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst. Her free time is divided mainly between copious cooking/eating, nerding out as a birder, and hanging with her four ridiculous rabbits.