Pradeep Nayar is currently the User Experience Director at Allstate Insurance Company where he leads human-centered initiatives to drive engagement, innovation and adoption. Prior to joining Allstate he has worked several UX leadership roles in the e-commerce and media industry.
Pradeep has more than 15 years of experience in Information Technology that includes roles in software development, systems support, solution architecture and user experience. He likes understanding customer problems and solving them by utilizing technology in creative ways.
Pradeep holds a Bachelors of Engineering degree in Computer Science & Engineering, a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Illinois Institute of Technology and a Master’s Degree in Human-Computer Interaction from DePaul University. His current area of interest is UX Strategy, multi-channel experiences and the intersection of user experience, development and business practices.
Pradeep unfortunately doesn’t stop thinking about design. Whether it’s people, process, products, services or experiences, he does not stop asking why. His current passion for teaching has him working as an adjunct professor at DePaul University teaching the fundamentals of user centered design to graduate students.
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