Aras Bilgen

Aras Bilgen is a Product Group Manager at Monitise MEA, where he is responsible for leading world-class design and product development teams.

Prior to joining Monitise, Aras was a UX planner at Intel where he led the UX planning for Tizen (with Samsung), worked on MeeGo (with Nokia) and adapted Intel’s brand identity system for the software products.

Previously, he was at Microsoft Research, where he developed a gestural system for interacting with displays remotely. He completed similar research efforts at the University of California, Irvine and Lancaster University, UK.

Aras holds a BS from Bilkent University and an MS in Computer Science from Georgia Tech. He is an avid cook and drives his colleagues nuts by winning all food-related trivia games.

Presenting at UX Australia 2014:
Starting right, with prototypes