Team Members

Jeremy Canfield

Jeremy working on 682Not long after completing my Bachelors in Business Information Technology at Virginia Tech in 2003, I moved to Washington, D.C., to work for the Government Accountability Office as an IT Specialist. There, I was fortunate enough to split time between two groups, one focused on Enterprise Architecture, and one focused on using a wide variety of web technologies to solve users' problems quickly. This provided me with a chance to try on a lot of different hats; I gained some experience with project management, user requirements gathering, usability testing and analysis, and of course, web development. My interests include data visualization, incentive centered design, social computing and using technology for the public good.

Nancy Douyon

NancyNancy Douyon is studying human computing interaction. In May 2008, the young Bostonian earned a Bachelor of Arts in information systems and sociology from Suffolk University. Nancy discovered the Intel Computer Clubhouse at age 12, and found her direction. There, she not only learned useful technology skills and found a passion in designing and building. Douyon?s skills and motivation were rewarded when, at 15, she was hired as a teen leader, at 16, an assistant for a technology Girls Day program, and at 17, assistant manager of the Intel Flagship Computer Clubhouse. She continued on at 19 becoming a technology coordinator for the Malden YWCA and city public middle and high schools. At age 20, Nancy worked as an assistant at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). At age 21 Nancy was employed at Harvard University as an information systems auditor. Now, Douyon, 22, Nancy is a fellow of Intel and the National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science.

Elaine Meyer

ElaineSince graduating from Michigan Tech with a degree in electrical engineering in 2001, I’ve worked as a controls engineer, applications engineer and, my favorite, an online knowledgebase administrator for a technology company. I’m interested in knowledge management, usability, library automation, and corporate/academic librarianship. In my free time I volunteer at the Michigan Humane Society and Preservation Wayne in Detroit, walk my dog Riley a lot, rollerblade, play softball, make quilts and hang out with friends.

Laura Rodrian

LauraIn 2006, I graduated from Purdue University with a B.S. in Computer Graphics Technology. Since then, I have put my programming & design skills to use as a web designer and currently work for Rackham Graduate School. My professional interests include human computer interaction, incentive-centered design, information architecture, mobile devices and entrepreneurship. I am passionate about creating meaningful, potentially world-changing user experiences. My daily quest is to find my niche in the realm of user experience engineering and to make the ever-growing digital world a more people-friendly place.