Genevieve Bell


Professor, College of Engineering and Computer Science
Australian National University

Genevieve Bell is a Professor in the Australian National University (ANU) College of Engineering and Computer Science.

Genevieve is recognised as a world leader in the ethnographic approach to developing technology. After completing a PhD in cultural anthropology at Stanford University, she joined Intel in 1998 and went on to lead the company’s first user experience research and development lab. In 2009, she was Adelaide’s Thinker In Residence and authored the report “Getting Connected, Staying Connected: Exploring South Australia’s Digital Futures”.

Her work has been recognised by Fast Company magazine as one of the 100 most innovative people in business.