Tyreek Houston

UX Researcher & Strategist

I ask questions to help people understand, shape, and solve problems in technology and society. 

Clients

Speaking Engagements

NFT NYC, June 2022

Mainstage speaker at the ConsenSys Keynote event during NFT NYC. Provided research updates about ConsenSys customers, their wants, their needs, and how we’re helping and paving a way for a better future.

Black is Tech, Sept 2022

Panel speaker at the Black is Tech conference focused on Web3. Discussed conceptual topics about Web3, it’s benefits, and the opportunities available for Black people in the industry. 

Web3 Disrupt, Nov 2022

Spotlight speaker at the Web3 Disrupt conference. Discussed how UX is shaping Web3, UX challenges in Web3, and how these challenges are being addressed.

Publication(s) & Conferences

The Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice (JHETP)

My current independent research provides policymakers, students, educators, technology developers, and researchers, with literature focused on the intersection of educational technology and race. Feel free to browse through recent publications and accepted conference submissions here. 

Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship repository (IDEALS)

North American Business Press publication on the awareness and usage of massive open online courses (MOOCs).

2021 UXPA Poster Presentation

This research reports on how underrepresented groups become aware of, and use massive open online courses (MOOCs).

Curiosity Didn't Kill The Cat

In my memoir, Curiosity Didn't Kill The Cat, I discuss the biases behind the old saying "curiosity killed the cat." I also share examples from my personal life that offer a powerful conviction to rapidly transform anyone's life to experience what we were meant to have; freedom, true happiness, love, and success.