Our Team

Founders

Adam Banks

Adam has 20 years’ experience in designing Audio-Visual systems and Research Labs.

He spent 10 years at Google, working in different areas:

  • UX research
  • Research space design
  • Audio-Visual design

Adam designed, built, and managed all of Google’s User Research labs globally, including the “Userplex” Research Centre in downtown San Francisco.

He was also responsible for Google’s Research Operations team that managed technical infrastructure and administration for Google’s research teams globally.

He has designed and built dozens of Research and Design spaces of varying size and complexity.

Adam is currently on the AVIXA committee designing the proposed global standard for User-Centred Design in Audio Visual.

He has also worked for Goldman Sachs, and the UK government.

Konstantin Samoylov

Kostya has worked as a UX Researcher since 1999, and has taught UX Research at Universities across Russia.

Throughout his career, Kostya has conducted more than 1000 research sessions in the UK, US, Switzerland, Russia, Indonesia, India, Thailand, and other countries.

He worked for Google as a UX Researcher for 7 years, focusing on:

  • Android
  • Search
  • Emerging Markets
  • Virtual Assistant
  • Voice

Whilst at Google, he received several awards for excellence in innovation in UX Research.

He was the elected head of the Russian ACM CHI chapter, 2006 – 2007.

He has organised several UX conferences – including:

  • ACM CHI Russia (Moscow, 2007)
  • UX conference for the press (2007)
  • UX day at the Corp Communications conference (Moscow, 2005)

In his free time he likes reading while traveling, reading in pubs, and just reading. And he loves London.


Staff

We employ a range of researchers, engineers, installation, and maintenance staff.