As a Sr. User Researcher at Autodesk, Ananth leads research for platform initiatives to create rich & common user interactions across all Autodesk products. His projects range from researching cross-product UI consistency to writing standards for gestures and contextual menu interactions. Ananth has several years of experience as a UX professional working on desktop, mobile and web products. In his previous positions, Ananth contributed on projects including mobile credit card payment and refrigerator interface design. Outside of work, Ananth enjoys hiking, soccer, tennis, and recently, fiction writing.