Mike Oren is a senior manager of design research and strategy at a large health carrier. He holds a PhD in human-computer interaction and Sociology from Iowa State University. He currently teaches data literacy and evidence based design at Illinois Institute of Technology's Institute of Design and has previously taught classes at Iowa State University, Drake University, and DePaul University. His past employers include Google, United Airlines, Motrola Mobility, etc. The articles he writes represent his opinions only and do not represent that of any past or current employers.