Tracks: Leadership in Research
Senior User Experience Researcher
Victoria is a Senior UX Researcher on Google Maps where she has spent the last 5 years growing and managing the Local Search and Discovery UXR team. In addition to leading strategic, iterative, and evaluative efforts in this space, she is a leader within the wider Google Maps UXR team, helping the team to scale and impact the more than one billion monthly active users of Google Maps services. Victoria earned her PhD in Human-Computer Interaction from Cornell University, where she focused on designing technologies to leverage social media in support of individuals’ positive well-being. She is the author of more than 15 scientific publications and has been active in organizing committees for leading academic conferences including CHI and CSCW.