Analyst Profile

Will Grant

Will Grant

Sr Director Analyst

1 year at Gartner,  21 years industry experience

Location:  United Kingdom  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Will Grant is a Senior Director Analyst on the Software Engineering Design and Development team, focusing on User Experience, User Research, Design Systems, Product Strategy, Interaction Design, Accessibility, Usability, Information Architecture, and DesignOps across web, mobile and desktop applications.


Previous Experience

Will Grant is a product designer and user experience professional with over 20 years experience overseeing the design, information architecture and usability of web & mobile products that have reached over a billion users. With a background equally footed in deep computer science and a love of simple, usable design, Mr Grant's career has spanned founding startups to consulting for small and medium enterprises, right up to global brands. Mr Grant has devoted his career to designing usable, powerful products that solve problems for users and generate value for the organization - building features, products, design teams and design-led companies.

Professional Background

  • Canonical / Ubuntu, UX Manager, 3 years
  • Droplet (fintech startup), Co-founder, 5 years
  • WGX Experience Studio, UX Consultant, multiple clients including global brands, 11 years


  • BSc (Hons), Information Systems, Birmingham City University, UK
  • Multiple UX & Usability courses, Nielsen Norman Group
  • Speaking, Training & Workshops: TEDx, Google, Dyson, Mind the Product, University of Edinburgh Business School

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