Alex Cuthbert

Alex Cuthbert

Head of Design Culture & Innovation, GoDaddy

Alex Cuthbert is a design leader who helps companies build world-class teams and launch high-impact products used by hundreds of millions of users around the world.  Currently he is the global lead for Design Culture & Innovation at GoDaddy with the mission of empowering entrepreneurs everywhere.  Previously he led the design & research teams at PicsArt – a top photo creativity app worldwide on iOS & Android with 500M+ downloads, spent 8 years at Google where he was the UX lead for Google Translate, Google Travel (hotels, flights), and Ads Innovation including various product initiatives in China, Japan, the UK, India, & Brazil.  He was the head of design at Postini, the leading cloud-based security and messaging company that was acquired by Google in 2006.  He holds a Ph.D. from UC Berkeley and degrees in Computer Science and Spanish from Dartmouth College.  His post-doctoral work at UC Berkeley leveraged industry partnerships to redesign the introductory mechanical engineering and computer science curriculum with the goal of increasing involvement from women and ensuring their entry into industry.  You can find him on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexcuthbert/ and on Medium at https://medium.com/@acuthbert