Chris Geison is a Senior Research Strategist at Workday where he is focused on enabling research that doesn't just inform design, but drives strategy. He is also the founder of the Research Strategy Community, a collective that seeks to advance this work throughout our practice. Prior to Workday, Chris was a Principal UX Researcher at AnswerLab, a Director of market strategy at Schwab Charitable, and a counselor at a mental health facility. He has presented his work at Advancing Research, UXRC, UXPA, Radical Research, and Forrester CXSF. A graduate of Brown University, Chris lives in San Francisco with his wife, their 2-year old daughter, and an imaginary panther named Winston.