Russell Branaghan, PhD

Russell Branaghan, PhD

President at Research Collective

Russ and his colleagues make complex products easier to use. Their work spans diverse domains including healthcare, automotive/autonomous vehicles, public safety, consumer products, retail, and consumer psychology. Russ is the President and Founder of Research Collective, a leading human factors consultancy and user experience lab in Tempe, Arizona. Additionally, he is Professor of Human Systems Engineering at Arizona State University where he directs the User Experience Laboratory (XLab) and co-directs the Master of Science program in User Experience. Since its inception, Russ has served as a Visiting Professor of Human Factors in Northwestern University’s Master of Product Design and Development (MPD2) program. Prior to returning to academics and consulting, Russ held senior human factors positions at HP and IBM, and leadership positions at Fitch, Lextant and Big Red Rooster. An avid researcher and writer, Russ has authored or co-authored over 90 articles and one book. 

Sessions
Innovative Design Tools for a UX-Centric Design
Tuesday, February 11 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM