Elayna Spratley is a passionate creative who uses empathy to craft exceptional digital and physical experiences. As a Design Thinking Coach at Duo Security, she creates and facilitates collaborative working sessions that drive innovation. Her role also includes leading training experiences for teaching others how to use the mindsets and methods of Design Thinking. Most recently, Elayna has been utilizing more of her design research skills in a strategic project to optimize the enterprise customer experience.Her previous work experience includes designing a variety of enterprise products at IBM and Blackboard. Working on complex problems in education, cloud infrastructure, and corporate communications. In addition to her daily work, Elayna enjoys creating practices on her teams to promote greater collaboration, communication, and culture. These initiatives include:
Elayna believes that by iterating on a team’s experience you will increase the quality of your user’s experience.
Outside of her full-time job, Elayna has a passion for creating opportunities for people to discover more about themselves and optimize their life. She does this through public speaking, life development workshops, small group mindfulness facilitation and in a community support role in her meditation community. Also, she has been an entrepreneur for over a decade. She uses her vintage fashion pop up shop, photography and fashion styling to support individuals with building their vision.
For fun, Elayna enjoys traveling, cooking, dancing, karaoke, movies, spending time with her church & meditation friends and hiking with her boyfriend Maverick.