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Omid Farivar

Omid FarivarUMSI Alumni Society Board Director, Bay Area

Omid Farivar is a user experience researcher currently working on VR apps and Video products at Facebook. Prior to joining the ‘book in May 2014, Omid worked as a games user researcher at Blizzard followed by KIXEYE, a web/mobile gaming startup. He has a M.S. In Information, specializing in HCI from the University of Michigan School of Information (2012). In his spare time, Omid is busy teaching a Dance Dance Revolution class at the Facebook arcade, doing or watching improv, or spending all day trying to figure out how to act more like his cat, Luna.