Syuzi Pakhchyan is a user experience designer and author with a passion for crafting next generation product experiences that blend fashion and technology. Syuzi is reimagining the design industry with her game-changing insights on the connection between technology and the human body.

Currently, Syuzi is a User Experience Lead at BCG Digital Ventures. She oversees a team of world-class designers from the preliminary product ideation phase through the commercialization process to deliver streamlined, delightful user experiences.

As a leading expert in her field, Syuzi chronicles the evolving developments in fashion technology on her blog, fashioningtech.com. She also authored “Fashioning Technology,” the first DIY book on interactive fashion and founded a design and innovation consulting studio, which she still runs today.

Syuzi shares her vision for wearable technology at leading industry conferences, including South by Southwest, CES, Wearable Tech Expo and the Augmented World Expo. Her work has also been exhibited at the V&A Museum, Eyebeam, the Fashion Future Event, Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts, the A&D Museum, Maker Faire and the Emerging Technologies Conference.

She spends much of her free time outdoors, staying far removed from technology while she hikes and enjoys nature, and she actively contributes to the art, design and architectural communities within Los Angeles.