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Jenn Downs

Russ Unger of Chicago Camps interviews Jenn Downs, UX Researcher at ShootProof. Jenn is a Speaker Mentor at Speaker Camp Boston on October 11th, 2014.

About Jenn Downs

Jenn Downs is a UX Researcher and adores the web and what it can do for the world. She got her start in tech as MailChimp’s first hire and has recently joined up with the Atlanta photography/tech company ShootProof. Jenn is also a mentor for Code for America and invented the slightly awkward, yet truly helpful, Laptop Hugging Method for remote mobile testing.

Outside of being a web nerd, Jenn owns and runs a carpentry business with her husband, dotes on her dog Dickie, is a songwriter, and plays bass and guitar in a few bands around Atlanta.

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“In the Basteal” music written, produced, and performed by Christian Lane.

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