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Chris Hass

Senior Vice President, Mad*Pow


Chris finds everything interesting and nothing impossible, which works out great for clients and badly for his free time. Chris brings thirteen years of experience in human factors research, user interface design and accessibility in the development of innovative user experience products and programs to Mad*Pow. Chris has unique expertise conducting human factors research with persons who have physical and cognitive disabilities. Chris also has extensive experience designing information architecture and interaction designs for consumer, medical, professional and human service products.

Prior to joining Mad*Pow, Chris used to work for the Bentley University Design and Usability Center as a usability consultant, and a senior research scientist in the Human Factors Research and Design Group at the American Institutes for Research. Chris was also a World Wide Web Specialist at Harvard Medical School.

Chris has published numerous papers on usability including Optimizing Research Design for Diverse Target Populations, presented to the MIT Humans and Technology Symposium, and PHIN for all: Implementing Research Based Accessibility Practices into Web-based Applications, presented at the CDC Public Health Information Network Annual Conference. Chris holds a B.A. in English Literature from Davidson College.

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