Amy Buckner Chowdhry founded AnswerLab 15+ years ago to help the world’s leading brands build better digital products. Under her watch, AnswerLab has grown to become a trusted UX insights partner to companies like Google, Facebook, Amazon and more. She was named one of Fortune’s 10 Most Promising Women Entrepreneurs, one of EY’s 10 Entrepreneurial Winning Women, one of San Francisco Business Times’ Forever Influential Women Business Leaders, and one of Watermark’s Top 10 Women Who Have Made Their Mark. Amy speaks about her experiences at conferences and events across the country.

Led by Amy, AnswerLab has become known as an innovative workplace, and has been honored with numerous awards for its growth and company culture. For three consecutive years, the company earned a spot on Fortune’s List of Top 25 Companies to Work For. And for seven consecutive years AnswerLab has been on the Inc. 500/5000 and the San Francisco Business Times Top 100 fastest growing companies.
Outside of AnswerLab, Amy is deeply involved in non-profits focused on women’s rights and social justice, and recently launched Act4Impact. She is also a moderator for YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization).
Before founding AnswerLab, Amy served as Director of Professional Services at Vividence (now Keynote), the leading provider of online user experience research software and led User Experience at SmartPlanet, acquired by CNET Networks. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University with a degree in English and East Asian Studies.

Amy as a Speaker:

Amy is a frequent speaker at national conferences and educational institutions. Her passion for bringing users’ voices into the conversation and empowering researchers and designers to develop great user experiences shines through in all her talks.

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Amy speaks on topics including

  • Solving UX problems
  • Designing voice experiences
  • User experience and customer experience strategy
  • Developing influence within your organization
  • Women in technology
  • Accessibility and inclusivity

Get in touch!

Interested in having Amy speak at your event? Contact us at info (at)

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Recent events:

Web Summit, Lisbon, Portugal, November 2019
Forrester CX SF, San Francisco, CA, October 2019
Forrester CX NYC, New York, NY, June 2019
RISE Conference, Hong Kong, July 2019
Boston UXPA Annual Conference, Boston, MA, May 2019
UX STRAT, Providence, RI, September 2018
RISE Conference, Hong Kong, July 2018
UXPA International Conference, Puerto Rico, June 2018

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