Jacob O. Wobbrock is an Associate Professor in the
and an Adjunct Associate Professor in
Computer Science & Engineering
University of Washington.
He is director of the
Mobile + Accessible Design Lab and
Co-Chair of the
Master of Human-Computer Interaction + Design
Dr. Wobbrock is a
entrepreneur in the field of
As a scientist, he studies people’s interaction with computers,
formally evaluating human performance with interactive systems.
As an inventor, he combines computer science, design, and psychology
to devise new interactive systems for human use.
His primary interests are
input techniques (text entry, pointing, touch, gesture, voice, eye-gaze),
mobile user interfaces,
human performance measurement and modeling,
research methods, and
computer access for people with disabilities.
As an entrepreneur, Dr. Wobbrock has worked in startups commercializing interactive systems,
which he co-founded in September 2012 and for which he serves as a
venture-backed President & CEO.
enables businesses to
easily capture and answer questions from their website visitors,
reducing support costs, and
generating important insights about customer needs.
Dr. Wobbrock's students
come primarily from UW Ph.D. programs in
information science and
He and his students are active in the DUB Group.
Dr. Wobbrock has worked in industry and
occasionally serves as an expert witness
on intellectual property matters.
ACM author page, or
Google Scholar page.
Or find him in the HCI Bibliography.