In this episode of the Anthro to UX podcast, Ender Ricart speaks with Matt Artz about their UX journey and diversity, equity, and inclusion in UX. Ender earned a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Chicago, works as a Staff UX Researcher for Google, and previously worked at LivePerson, Amazon, and Anthro-Tech.

About Ender Ricart

Ender Ricart is an anthropologist specializing in UX research for emerging technologies including Cloud and conversational AI. Ender has spoken about creating an inclusive and diverse space in UX and written about how academia has helped with working in UX.

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About Anthro to UX

The Anthro to UX podcast is for anthropologists looking to break into user experience (UX) research. Through conversations with leading anthropologists working in UX, you will learn firsthand how others made the transition, what they learned along the way, and what they would do differently. We will also discuss what it means to do UX research from a practical perspective and what you need to do to prepare a resume and portfolio. It is hosted by Matt Artz (, a business anthropologist specializing in design anthropology and working at the intersection of product management, user experience, and business strategy. To learn more about the podcast and career coaching services, please visit Anthro to UX (