Principal Designer, Microsoft
Cheryl Platz is an internationally renowned experience designer, speaker, and actress. By day, she’s a Principal Designer best known for her groundbreaking work on Amazon’s Alexa, the Echo Look, Cortana, and Microsoft’s Azure and Dynamics services. Through her design education company Ideaplatz, Cheryl brings her widely acclaimed design talks and workshops to companies and conferences around the world. By night, Cheryl is a professional improv performer and teacher who recently celebrated her 10-year anniversary as a cast member at Seattle’s Unexpected Productions. Her performances on live Twitch TV channels HyperRPG and GeekSpaceTV have been viewed by over one hundred thousand viewers.