About Us


We are applied psychologists and solution designers working at the intersection of people and technology 

We enable the creation of products and services designed to impress and to perform for users in a manner consistent with that impression.

Our human-centered approach adds value to product and services


Human-Centered Design That Enhances Project Outcomes & Collaboration

We provide full-service support during product and process discovery, definition, design, and development, enabling the creation of solutions that have a great initial impression and exceed user expectations.

Our Mission

We provide clarity on how and why people interact with your product or service, so you can use data to create more compelling and effective experiences.

Our Vision

We aim to ​​increase creative and strategic thinking from project inception and eliminate unnecessary churn for customer-focused organizations.

Our Success

We are experts in a data-driven approach to product and service definition and design.  We provide the insights, resources, and frameworks needed to create better solutions for our clients and their customers.

We provide robust research and information synthesis for companies that want to enhance their products and services by leveraging technology.

the lean geeks team

Our team is comprised of professionals from varying backgrounds and career experiences who are experts in human factors, cognitive psychology, systems thinking,  design research, product design, and interaction design.

Kenya Oduor, PhD

Founder & Owner

Jeanine Wilder

Executive Administrator

Marie Donahue, PhD

Senior Researcher & Solution Strategist

Deane Byrd

Deane Byrd, PhD

Senior Researcher & Solution Strategist

Manoj Bharadwaj

Technology Advisor


Dana Dorroh

Vice President of Growth & Development

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Jim Lentz

Senior Researcher & Strategist