Ximena Vengoechea is a San Francisco-based user researcher, writer, illustrator, and author of the forthcoming book, Listen Like You Mean it: Reclaiming the Lost Art of True Connection. She covers personal and professional development, productivity, technology, creativity, and work relationships. Her writing has appeared in Fast Company, The Washington Post, Huffington Post, and Inc., among other publications. An experienced manager, Ximena previously worked in user research at Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Twitter. She was named one of Mixpanel's Women in Data and Product to Watch in 2018. Find her on Twitter or check out her website.