Stefanie Hutka
AR User Experience Research (UXR) Leader Meta

Stefanie Hutka is an AR user experience research (UXR) leader at Meta. Specializing in launching new AR products, Dr. Hutka previously led 0-to-1 UXR on both the Adobe Substance 3D Suite and the Adobe Aero AR authoring app. Prior to Adobe, she established the UXR function at AR start-up, DAQRI, leading the company’s first case studies on in-field use of enterprise AR hardware and software. She holds a PhD in human perception and cognition from the University of Toronto - a background she applies to inform neuroscience-based principles for multi-modal XR design. Dr. Hutka has published 14 peer-reviewed articles, and has filed 5 patents on AR and brain-computer interfaces.