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JANET HWU

Lead User Experience Designer

Janet has broad experience working in digital and physical experience design, with a background in the themed entertainment industry. She graduated from Stanford with a BS in Engineering, Product Design. At Walt Disney Imagineering, she was a part of the team that led the design, production, and installation of Shanghai Disneyland, serving as Production Designer for the Buzz Lightyear Planet Rescue interactive ride in Tomorrowland. After completing her two-year overseas assignment in Shanghai, she spent a year in Osaka as an Art Director for Universal Studios Japan, ultimately returning to her hometown of San Diego with the intent of applying her experience to the tech industry. In her spare time, Janet enjoys musical theater, social dancing, animated films, training her Italian greyhound rescue Raisin, and taiko (Japanese ensemble drumming).

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