Dr. Elizabeth Churchill is a Director of User Experience at Google. Elizabeth’s field of study is Human Computer Interaction, and her current focus is on the design and development of connected devices and of developer tools for device ecosystems. Elizabeth has built research groups and led research in a number of well known companies, including eBay Research Labs, Yahoo!, and PARC.
A Distinguished Scientist and Distinguished Speaker of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and a member of the Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction Academy, Elizabeth has worked in a number of research areas and has been successful at publishing, prototyping and patenting. She has more than 50 patents granted or pending, and over 100 publications in theoretical and applied psychology, cognitive science, human-computer interaction, mobile and ubiquitous computing, computer mediated communication and social media, and has co-authored or co-edited 6 books.