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UX Lead and Product Design Manager, Facebook
Gülay joined Facebook as a Product Design Manager and UX Lead on Facebook Newsfeed in February 2019, where she is working with her team to create excellent experiences that build social value and connection.
Prior to Facebook, she spent 8yrs at Google leading teams on Mobile Ads, Search, Identity, Hangouts, with the last 4 of those years as a UX Design Manager on Google Cloud Platform, focusing on cross-platform user experience design and strategy. Gülay’s passion lies at the cross-section of responsible innovation and service design in all facets of user experience creation.
She cares deeply about the consequences of technological advances and works to establish UX as a key player and advocate to society in the end to end product lifecycle. Linked in profile for more information: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gulaybirand/