Ana Arriola, IDSA

Ana Arriola, IDSA
Director of Product Design/Dynamics 365 AI & Insights, Microsoft
IDSA Women in Design Advisory Council, 2021-22

As one of Business Insider's 23 most powerful Queer / LGBTQIA+ intersectional people in tech, Ana is a craftswomxn with 25 years of experience. Ana has shown creative leadership in product management, product design, and creative direction across new technology surfaces for consumer electronics, lifestyle experiences, UX/UI systems, and ethics & AI. Her talents have been recognized by iF Design Awards, Good Design Awards, Tokyo Type Directors Club Awards, EISA Awards, and Cool Hunting. Formerly with Facebook, Samsung, Monohm, Sony & PlayStation, and Apple, Ana is currently designing AI systems with sovereign data and ambient intelligence that extend and empower human curiosity at Microsoft.

In her spare time hustling at Minimalisms, Ana's product design and research consultancy, Ana works alongside her wife on what they call the "New Necessities." In a post-COVID world, Ana focuses these crafted experiences to be quiet, inclusive, fundamentally calming, and humanistic.

Her values are grounded in principles that every experience crafted should be: Human. Simple. Authentic.