Aruna Balakrishnan,

Aruna Balakrishnan is's principal user researcher. Previously a Google researcher, she holds a Ph.D. in Human-Computer Interaction from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.S. in Engineering from Harvard. She's a Bay Area native with a penchant for 49ers, fried chicken, and detective crime novels.
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