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Keynote Speaker - Tomer Sharon
Managing Director, Head of User Research & Metrics at Goldman Sachs

Tomer Sharon is a leading voice on the topics of design thinking, user experience, and lean research methodology. Tomer is Managing Director, Head of User Research & Metrics at Goldman Sachs. He is the author of the books, Validating Product Ideas (2016) and, It’s Our Research (2012). Previously, Tomer was Head of UX at WeWork where he envisioned the concept of atomic research and led the development of Polaris, a system for mining research insights. Formerly Sr. User Experience Researcher at Google, Tomer was focusing on research for Google Search results for sports, TV & movies, weather, finance, music, books, and people. He has mentored organizations (large and small) on user research methodology, has given keynotes, and taught workshops in the 13 countries. Tomer holds a master’s degree in Human Factors in Information Design from Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts.