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About Joanna


About Joanna


Joanna Montgomery is a London-based Scottish interaction designer and creator of Pillow Talk, the award-winning product to help connect families.

With a background in human-computer interaction, Joanna believes in a future that still cares about being human and helps her clients understand and design human-centric, technology-enabled products and services. She has been working over the last 7 years in the high-paced environment of connected product development and brings to her clients specialised knowledge on:

  • Product development

  • Engineering strategies

  • Consumer research

  • Interaction design strategies

  • Investment strategies in connected products

She is a regular speaker on these issues at events, conferences and corporate workshops. 

Joanna is also a competitive weightlifter and is Britain’s Strongest Woman (2017).

Other awards include:

  • Winner of FDM Everywoman Women in Technology Awards (2013)

  • Winner of Real Business/Wonga 'Future 50’ (2012)

  • Winner of Innovator of the Year at the Woman of the Future in Science and Technology Award (2012)

  • Finalist of Shell LiveWIRE Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards (2011)