Irene
Au

//  Design & Tech
Irene Au is Design Partner at Khosla Ventures, where she works with early-, mid-, and late-stage startup CEOs. Irene has unprecedented experience elevating the strategic importance of design within internet companies, having built and led the entire User Experience and Design teams at Google (2006-2012), Yahoo! (1998-2006), and Udacity (2012-2014).
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ABOUT Irene

  • Interaction Designer, Netscape, where she worked on the design of the internet’s first commercial web browser

  • Yoga Teacher, Avalon Yoga, where she is among the teacher training program faculty

  • A frequent author and speaker on mindfulness practices, design, and creativity

PRAISE FOR Irene

  • “Irene Au arrived at a pivotal moment in the company’s history, and helped shape the way that Google’s products clearly value design today.”

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