Chris Cirak has spearheaded empathy-based experience design in education and corporate environments for over 20 years. He has worked with over 20 Fortune 500 companies and launched 17 startups. He lectures on User Experience and Design Thinking, a design methodology based on empathy, listening, mindfulness and human values. Chris’ teachings focus on living a life of joy and self-realization. He enjoys meditating, writing music, and playing tennis. He is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University and resides in Los Angeles, California. Visit www.cirak.com.