Dr Tanya Goldhaber

phd student at Engineering Design Centre, University of Cambridge


Associate at Founders Intelligence

Dr Tanya Goldhaber currently works for Founders Intelligence, the consultancy arm of the prestigious Founders Forum network, where she helps large organisations understand trends in digital technology and develop strategies and partnerships around emerging tech. She previous worked for BT in roles spanning data analytics, e-commerce, and corporate strategy.

Tanya completed her PhD at Cambridge's Engineering Design Centre, where her research focused on designing better ICT user interfaces for the ageing population. Specifically, she investigated the application of psychological theories of motivation to interface design. In addition, she collaborated with BT on an international project looking at the social, intellectual, and cultural effects of modern communication technology.

Previous to Cambridge, Tanya graduated from MIT in 2010 with a Degree in Mechanical Engineering and minors in Cognitive Science and Music. At MIT, Tanya was an undergraduate researcher in the Kanwisher Lab using fMRI and TMS methods to investigate the neural basis of linguistic and visual processes. Tanya is a 2010 recipient of the Marshall Scholarship and also the Cambridge International Scholarship.