Ari Krzyzek
CEO and head of strategy at Chykalophia
Expertise: Design + UX, founders + entrepreneurship
Education: Institut Seni Indonesia Denpasar; University of Arizona

CEO and Head of Strategy at Chykalophia (read: see-ka-lo-fia), Ari Krzyzek helps femtech, DTC, and women-led brands transform their website into a platform that unlocks business opportunities. She co-authored the book Made to Sell: Creating Websites that Convert. She serves as a branding, UX consultant, and professional peer in support of fellow female entrepreneurs through the private business incubator 1871 Chicago and Chicago’s global healthcare startup incubator, MATTER. She’s the co-host of Halo Femtech Podcast, which honors disruptive innovators and change-makers advancing women’s health.

Furthermore, she helps women in tech and design break into and succeed in the industry by mentoring them for personal branding, career advancement, and entrepreneurship through Interaction Design FoundationChicago Innovation and ADP list.


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UX design has a responsibility to drive digital sustainability in ecological, social and economic ways. Our expert explains some principles you should follow to achieve this goal.
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A plethora of new technologies promise to shake up the work of the UX designer. Our expert explains how to get the most out of them.
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Because microinteractions are so small, designers often overlook them, but getting these tiny elements of a product right is essential. Our expert explains how to approach them.
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If you want to build useful UX designs, you need to make sure your work incorporates insights from data.
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No matter what type of business you’re in, you need a sharp website so your customers know you’re serious. Here, our expert lays out the A to Z of UX design.