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Liz Rogers

Liz Rogers

Lecturer, School of Design and Creative Technologies, University of Texas at Austin Sr. Design Manager, IBM Security

  • PhD, Cultural Anthropology, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2000
  • MA, Cultural Anthropology, University of Wisconsin – Madison, 1991
  • BA, Anthropology, Reed College, 1986

Liz Rogers is a Design Lecturer at the University of Texas’s School of Design and Creative Technologies. She has over 16 years of experience working in the design industry, most recently at IBM, where she works as a Sr. Design Manager, helping product teams design compelling products and experiences, based on a deep understanding of user needs, motivations, and behaviors.

She is a passionate advocate of design thinking and the benefits of integrating research and design early on and continuously in the process of designing and developing new products and services. She’s conducted and led research efforts for a range of tech, industrial, pharmaceutical, and retail companies, working on both the agency and corporate side of business. Her work at IBM currently is focused on leveraging design thinking to help guide the design of an IBM Security cloud platform and the SaaS enablement of Security products.