Olga Khroustaleva leads the User Experience Research group at YouTube. Her team is tasked with improving the product experience for 800 million unique users who visit YouTube every month as well as YouTube’s content providers and advertisers. Prior to joining YouTube, Olga was a researcher for the suite of Google’s Geo products such as Google Maps and Google Earth. She joined Google after getting her Master’s degree in Human Computer Interaction from the University of Michigan and brief stints working for the United Nations in Geneva and District Six Museum in Cape Town.
Design, Development, Employee Experience, Google, HTML5, Interaction Design, Internal Company Dynamics, Personal and Professional Development, Project Management, Research Methods and Techniques, Team Dynamics, Working With Stakeholders
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