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Kelsey Ruger

Vice President of Product, Hello Alice

Kelsey Ruger serves as the vice president of product at Hello Alice, where he draws upon 20 years of experience running product, design, and engineering teams to guide the development of the Hello Alice platform. Hello Alice advises business owners by providing access to funding, networks, and services through a network of over half a million companies in all 50 states and across the globe.

As a digital technology veteran, Kelsey has used his unique combination of software development and design expertise to create award-winning products that have been used by people around the world. Product accessibility has always been a crucial part of Kelsey's toolset, and he was a member of Knowbiltiy's founding Board of Directors. In addition, Kelsey has served as the President of the Houston Interactive Marketing Association. He earned his B.A. in Management Information Systems from the University of Houston and was named one of Houston's 40 under 40 in 2012 by the Houston Business Journal. When not working, Kelsey loves to teach. He has taught User Experience & Design Thinking at the University of Houston. Currently, he serves as a mentor for Hexagon UX, an organization that provides resources for women entering the design field.


John Slatin AccessU 2022