Wendy is Global Vice President, Experience Transformation at Publicis Sapient where she works closely with tech legend and Publicis Sapient CXO John Maeda. Wendy is part of a team forging an engineering and design partnership to establish a deeply technologically grounded future where creativity is fully integrated into Publicis Sapient’s client services.
Wendy previously co-founded Wizeline, a Silicon Valley based global product development company, where she was VP of UX & Academy. She drove the global user experience design strategy and teams of 50+ multi-disciplinary designers, and pioneered Wizeline Academy, with more than 100 global Academy programs to date. She built her career leading UX teams as an early employee at successful early-stage startups, such as Loopt, Ooyala, and AppNexus.
Wendy is passionate about felines and females in technology–in no particular order. She volunteers at the San Francisco SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) in her spare time. As part of the Society of Women Engineers, she mentors young women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and speaks at SWE’s regional events.