Renee Reid is a Staff UX Design Researcher with over 20 years of professional experience in various roles including Project Management, Customer Experience, Sales and User Experience. She has led both Consumer and Enterprise research projects in Search and Discovery, Trust & Privacy and Identity while working in tech, including at LinkedIn.
A sought-after dynamic international speaker, moderator, & panelist, Renee's passions include inspiring & discovering the next generation of tech professionals, women of color, as well as introducing more underrepresented individuals to tech and the worlds of UX & Design.
A proud Historically Black College and University (HBCU) alumna from Savannah State University, Renee also received her Master’s in Human Computer Interaction and Design from the University of California, Irvine.
When she is not conducting research, or speaking at an event, you can also find Renee mentoring students & professionals, investing in startups, and an active Board Member with 2 non-profits in the California Bay Area; Opportunity Junction and Inneract Project.
Always adorned in one of her many signature headwraps, in 2020 Renee launched her podcast, Tech Wrap Queen, helping to amplify voices in Tech, Design and Culture through dynamic conversations that inform and inspire with all around good vibes.