Founder of EffectUX and creator of MyEMQ.com: Human-data driven strategies for Customer Experience, Workplace Culture, Well-Being and Leadership Development.
Sarah Deane is the Founder of EffectUX, the creator of The Leadership Quotient and, most recently, of EMQ -- a research-based system that rapidly and accurately pinpoints de-energizing behaviors and transforms them into positively energizing habits. Sarah uses her background in A.I., experience design, and human behavior to help brands deliver positive customer and employee experiences and to cultivate positively energizing behaviors, enabling higher levels of satisfaction, engagement and productivity.
Sarah holds a Masters of Engineering in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence. As a writer and speaker, she published her User Experience primer in 2014, The Wellness Formula in 2018, had her methodology featured in IDC’s Peerscape for industry best practices and is the recipient of the 2018 Human Resources Today MVP Awards in the Leadership Development, Analytics and "What's Next in HR" categories. Sarah has been featured at conferences and events such as SXSW, America’s Women Leadership Conference, The Global Workplace Wellness Summit, and Executive Presence for Women at Stanford, as well as platforms such as the Huffington Post, Thrive Global, Business2Community and more.
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- MARCUS AURELIUS