I turn ideas into validated and beautifully designed digital experiences.
This is me
Hi, I'm Caner (pronounced Junnair). I’m Senior User Experience Designer at SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT infrastructure management software. I joined SolarWinds through the acquisition of VividCortex, where I worked as a Product Designer. Before that I worked as Software Developer at Center for Open Science, a small non-profit software company building open source tools for researchers.
I have a PhD in Instructional Technology from UVA where I studied instructional design, online educational environments and advanced user analytics methods. I have been coding and designing for over a decade and completed over 30 projects in the IT and research industries. I have completed the iLab Startup Incubator at University of Virginia, started my own company and work with other startups that grew or got acquired.
My core competencies are:
Product Design Analytics
Data Science Front-end Development
Lean UX Product Validation Entrepreneurship
I write about product management, design and UX, as well as issues on career advancement, work-life balance and thoughts on future of digital products.