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Margeigh Novotny

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Principal UX Architect, Microsoft, Microsoft. Previously VP, Strategy and Experience, MOTO Development Group.

Principal UX Architect, Microsoft, Microsoft. Previously VP, Strategy and Experience, MOTO Development Group.

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Primary Skillsets

  • UI/Design
  • Product
  • Data Science

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • UI/Design
  • • Product
  • • Data Science

Involved In

Founder

General Product

Positions

Head of Product Design eero May 2016 - present
Principal UX Architect, Microsoft Microsoft July 2010 - December 2015
VP, Strategy and Experience MOTO Development Group January 2008 - October 2010
Design Director, Interaction Design Practice Lead Smart Design January 2002 - December 2007
Founder and Creative Director General Product August 1999 - December 2007
Program Co-Chair DUX 07 January 2007 - November 2007
UX Consultant Kaleidescape 2002 - 2007
Creative Director Colossal Pictures February 1996 - August 1999
Architectural Consultant Interval Research 1994 - 1994

Education

University of California, Berkeley Masters studies in Architecture, Anthropology, Philosophy 1988 - 1990
University of Michigan Masters studies in Continental Philosophy, Architecture 1987 - 1987
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo Architecture, Philosophy 1979 - 1986

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Markets of Interest
  • • Green
  • • Transportation
  • • Social Impact
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Data & Analytics

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Project management • Product Design • Personalization • Service Design • UX for Machine Learning

Key Accomplishments

Product strategist, visionary pragmatist, design leader with a recent focuson the future of search, the perils of personalization and
the intersection of user experience and data science.

I bring extensive experience building and managing multi-disciplinary design teams; and have functioned in a hybrid PM + UX at Microsoft.

I'm looking for an early stage start-up that appreciates the value a design function can create for the business.

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Jay Goyal
We worked together  •  Co-founder and CEO, Actively Learn. Previously Director, Product Management, Bing Mobile, Microsoft. Harvard Business School grad.
Margeigh has great experience as an architect and designer and is great to work with.
J. Daniell Hebert
We worked together  •  Independent Consultant / Advisor, General Product. Previously Principal Director of User Experience, Microsoft. Stanford GSB grad.
Margeigh is a great combination of strategic (creating clarity in chaos) and execution orientation (willing plow through all the work to get ... things done with the right balance of trade offs)

Joe Beninato
Founder and Host, FounderLine, Inc.. Previously GM Digital Wallet, Urban Airship. Massachusetts Institute of Technology grad.
Joe is always ahead of the curve, sees marketplace opportunities that are nascent and illuminates them for others.

Ran Mokady
Previously Chief Product Officer, Heading Product and Design, Tango Me.
Ran is brilliant, and brings immediate focus to a problem.

Glenn Forrester
They're my friends  •  Founder - CFO & VP Business Development, Cloudastructure, Inc.. Previously CEO, ChowTime, Inc.. Harvard grad.
Glenn is an entrepreneur by nature - he recognizes opportunity and has the rigor to develop the opportunity he sees.

J. Daniell Hebert
Independent Consultant / Advisor, General Product. Previously Principal Director of User Experience, Microsoft. Stanford GSB grad.