About Chris Nodder

Expertise and a calming influence

Chris Nodder portraitChris Nodder is an established usability expert with 25 years industry experience in designing and evaluating systems that are efficient, effective and satisfying for their intended audience.

Chris is the founder of Chris Nodder Consulting LLC, offering usability strategy consultation, evaluation and training services to large organizations and venture backed businesses.

He is a Lynda.com / LinkedIn Learning video author, creating professionally produced video courses on user experience topics that have been watched over 4 million times. He created the QuestionableMethods.com web site, which gives lean and agile teams the tools they need to run their own user research, and he published the persuasive design pattern book “Evil by Design.” He frequently presents on agile user experience topics at international conferences.

Before starting his own consulting business, Chris gained invaluable experience working with some of the best companies in the industry. He was a Director with Nielsen Norman Group, a premiere international user research company, for five years. He also worked for seven years as a Senior User Researcher at Microsoft Corp.

Chris earned a M.S. in Human Computer Interaction from Guildhall University, London, and a B.S. in Psychology from the Polytechnic of East London. He has presented at and spoken on panels for conferences such as Balanced Team, SXSW, GOTO, UPA, CHI, Group, CSCW and British HCI.