Darren Hood

UX Leader - Kaizen UX Consulting & Education

Darren is a well-traveled professional, focusing on user experience (UX), customer experience (CX), and learning experience (LX) for such companies as Ford, General Motors, BD, Bosch, Ryder, Quicken Loans, UWM, DigitasLBI, MRM/McCann, Wunderman, USA Networks, and more. Darren serves as an adjunct professor for MSU, Kent State, Brandeis, Lawrence Tech, and UCLA, and leads UX workshops at Grand Circus in Detroit, Michigan. He is one of the authors featured in the book “97 Things Every UX Practitioner Should Know.” You can also hear Darren on The World of UX podcast. Darren is an Educational Leadership Ph.D. candidate at Northcentral University.

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