Brennan Browne is a research manager at Fitbit where he leads the devices research group, which sits at the intersection of the hardware and interactive design teams. Prior to Fitbit, he managed the core experience research team at Facebook, focusing on mobile experiences and international markets. Brennan believes in research as a way to improve product design by enabling more informed decisions at every stage of the creative cycle, and specializes in quick-and-dirty, iterative methods that get results quickly. He started his career in research with AnswerLab, where he worked with clients like ESPN, Honda, and Wikipedia. Born and raised in California, he has a passion for cycling, crossfit, and taking photos.