Sarah Deane is a writer, speaker, and practitioner of Experience Design and Data Science. From a young age Sarah was fascinated by the brain and technology, an interest that stemmed from typing up her fathers papers in the domain of neurophysiology. This lead her to gain a Masters of Engineering in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence.
As a thought leader, she has travelled the globe leading workplace experience and employee engagement strategies for Fortune 500s and startups alike. As the founder of EffectUX, she enables businesses to achieve sustainable success through the use of human-driven data. Her company produces accurate diagnostic tools, clear measurement systems, services, and predictive models that help companies isolate root cause and identify core strategies that deliver maximum impact, working with clients such as DreamWorks, Capital One, Logitech and many more. Most recently, her passion to help others live healthier, engaged lives, led to their latest creation: The Energy Management Quotient (EMQ), a system that accurately assesses sources and gaps, and provides expert advice, analysis and development to keep one living their fullest, aligned with their own intrinsic values.
Sarah published her User Experience (UX) primer in 2014, providing rapid insight into understanding, developing and applying UX strategically. She has been a featured speaker at SXSW, America’s Women Leadership Conference, Invent Your Future Conference, Stanford University, and is a regular contributor to Huffington Post, Thrive Global, Business2Community, and other platforms on the topics of Leadership, A.I, Employee Experience, Customer Experience, and Well-being.