Current role: Speaker
Xinru Page is an Assistant Professor in Computer Information Systems at Bentley University. Her work explores psychological and social factors that influence attitudes towards and use (or non use) of various technologies including social media, internet of things, and algorithmic-driven technologies in the workplace. Much of her research focuses on Privacy, Individual Traits, Life Phases, Ethical Privacy Research Practices, and Human-Algorithm Interaction. Xinru’s work has been funded by Disney Research, Samsung, Yahoo! and the National Science Foundation. She has also worked in the information risk industry, leading interaction design and as a product manager. Utah’s Women Tech Council chose her as a Rising Star Tech Award finalist, recognizing “women driving innovation, leading technology companies, and [who] are key contributors to the community.”
Xinru holds a Ph.D. in Information and Computer Science, concentration Informatics, from University of California, Irvine, and B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science, specialization Human-Computer Interaction, from Stanford University. She holds various leadership and editorial roles and her work has received awards and been recognized in top academic journals and conferences.