Katy leads the UX/design research team at Fitbit. She has over a dozen years experience leading research projects and managing research teams working for both agencies and product companies. Prior to Fitbit she worked for Logitech and Jawbone. She started her career in design research at Cheskin, an insights and innovation consultancy that pioneered the widespread use of ethnography for product and service innovation. Katy teaches design research to MFA students as an adjunct professor at CCA, and teaches in the design department at Stanford Continuing Studies.