Lauren Connolly is a Product Designer that cares about creating better experiences for humans. Currently at Yelp, her work is focused on connecting consumers with local businesses. Much of her professional history has been working in tech where she has led and grown design teams, including TripAdvisor and Mozilla Firefox.
Prior to this, she worked independently with a number of clients including Adobe, EF Tours, Nike, Groupon and Scholastic. During this period, she wore the various hats of designer, user researcher, anthropologist and educator with the common goal of designing for innovation and change.
She lives in Brooklyn with her son. When she’s not designing, you can find her walking through the city, drawing, or tackling the daily New York Times crossword with a coffee in hand.