Aswin Pranam is a technologist, instructor, academic and writer. He has extensive experience in product development, software engineering, human-computer interaction, user experience design and behavioral psychology. Previously, Pranam held a variety of strategy and product development roles at McKinsey & Company, Google, Boeing, Disney and IBM. Pranam is also an instructor of Continuing Studies at Stanford University, an instructor at Brandeis University, and a contributing writer at Forbes. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Washington, a Master of Science degree from Johns Hopkins University, a Master of Business Administration degree from Carnegie Mellon University, and a Master of Liberal Arts degree from Harvard University.