Reena Jana

ARCHITECT OF BRIDGES TO SPAN THE DIGITAL DIVIDE

Head of Product Inclusion, Google

New York

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Reena is the Head of Product Inclusion at Google, where she leads the company’s narrative on bridging the digital divide. A former journalist and editor, Reena today turns products and business inclusion strategy into compelling and actionable experiences. Together with her team, she advises researchers, designers, developers, and leaders on how applying an inclusive lens across the entire product development process can lead to better products for all.

In sharing helpful narratives for a more inclusive future of business, Reena examines how culture, commerce, and technology influence each other in positive ways to improve our lives.

In her former role, she embraced the same way of thinking to journalism, enjoying her right-and-left-brain-balanced life as a writer and editor on business, design, innovation, and art for publications including Businessweek, Wired, Harvard Business Review, Fortune, and others.

She also co-authored a book, New Media Art (Taschen, 2006), which looked at avant-garde software and robotics; and worked at or consulted with startups and leading design agencies on content strategy and creative marketing and communications approaches.

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