ON UX Design

Irene Au is an operating partner at Khosla Ventures, working with portfolio companies to make their design and UX great. She builds high performing teams, establishes design practices, mentors and grows the next generation of great designers, and designs interfaces and experiences. She drives strategic discussions at the highest levels of companies, focusing first on user needs to inspire product innovation.

As former head of the design teams for Google and Yahoo, she has been one of the biggest employers of UX talent. She has led design and user experience at Google, Yahoo, Netscape, and Udacity.