Amuse 2023 - Benaz Irani
Benaz Irani
Product Design Manager at OpenTable
About Benaz Irani

Benaz is a design leader at OpenTable where she balances her love for design and food by driving initiatives that help restaurants thrive. Having worked in various organizations across America and Australia, she’s most alive behind a screen solving complex problems, or in front of her team supporting their growth. She’s learnt a lot in her career, and now is all about developing designers into fearless leaders and giving them the confidence to level up.

The power of saying ‘No’
UX Conference
Level: General
In schedule:
Amuse Stage
October 6, 10:30 - 11:15 CET

Saying 'No' at work isn't easy, but it's often necessary. Designers are naturally empathetic helpers; we are wired to believe that being helpful will lead us to success. However, saying 'Yes' to others is essentially saying 'No' to our well-being, self-esteem, and even our long-term career. Join Benaz as she shares her challenges as a 'recovering people-pleaser' and how she has learned that the po...