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Tom Tullis
Board Member: 2019-2020

Thomas Tullis passed away from complications of COVID-19 on April 29, 2020. More information here.


Thomas S. (Tom) Tullis., Ph.D., retired in 2017 as Vice President of User Experience Research at Fidelity Investments. He was with Fidelity for 23 years and was instrumental in the development of the company’s user research team and state-of-the-art Usability Labs. He received his B.A. from Rice University, M.A. in Experimental Psychology from New Mexico State University, and Ph.D. in Engineering Psychology from Rice University. With more than 40 years of experience in human factors, usability, and user experience, he has published over 35 papers and holds eight U.S. patents. Prior to Fidelity, he held positions at Canon Information Systems, McDonnell Douglas, Unisys Corporation, and Bell Laboratories. He is co-author (with Bill Albert) of the book “Measuring the User Experience: Collecting, Analyzing, and Presenting Usability Metrics”, and co-author (with Bill Albert and Donna Tedesco) of the book “Beyond the Usability Lab: Conducting Large-scale User Experience Studies”. Bill and Tom are currently working on the third edition of “Measuring the User Experience”. Tom is also an Adjunct Instructor at Bentley University in the Human Factors in Information Design graduate program. He was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from UXPA in 2011 and was inducted into the CHI Academy of the Association for Computing Machinery SIGCHI in 2013. Tom can now be found at UXMetricsGeek.com.

Why do you want to join the UXPA Boston Board of Directors?

Now that I’m semi-retired, I’d like to give back some to the amazing UXPA Boston community. It’s a community that I’ve enjoyed being a part of for many years and I feel like I’ve now got the time to do more than just attend the conference and go to a few monthly meetings. I’d be happy to serve in any capacity that’s needed, including helping with the website and the conference.