Rebecca Destello

UX Research Manager, Google; Affiliate Lecturer, University of Washington

Rebecca Destello is a Research Manager at Google. Previously, she was at Facebook where she led teams who worked on projects that improved the quality of experiences in Facebook’s Community products. Since 2007, she’s led research for a wide variety of problem spaces, including healthcare, government, e-commerce, social media, and startups. She is an Affiliate Faculty member at the University of Washington’s Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) department where she has been teaching graduate students in user-centered design, design thinking, research, and usability testing since 2012. The has presented at UXPA, ConveyUX, World Usability Day, and given guest lectures at universities around the nation.

My Sessions

Leading Product with Research Roadmaps

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We’ve all had the experience of ad-hoc research requests driving our day-today work. The most common reason for this problem is that you’re behind the product lifecycle curve! Get ahead of the curve with research roadmaps that drive product decisions and keep your team focused on the research that matters most.

Senior level Tools and Techniques

The Research Challenge Workshop

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You are looking to expand your understanding of method selection for your current and future projects? With so many methods to choose from, how do you choose? How do you determine how long the project will take? How do you decide who to recruit, how to recruit, and how many people should be in your […]

Entry level UX Strategy