Savina Hawkins

Entrepreneur in Residence and Senior UX Researcher at Eventbrite

Savina Hawkins is an entrepreneur with a successful exit to a tech unicorn under her belt as well as a professional interdisciplinary user researcher. She employs a design-research approach to entrepreneurship and innovation. Both her masters and undergrad degrees were in self-designed, interdisciplinary fields: she studied networked narratology, text technologies, symbolic systems and the self at Stanford, and she studied democratic innovation, advanced technologies, smart cities, the politics of aesthetics and philosophy of design at Harvard Design School.