Background: Abby is originally from Parkersburg, Iowa and currently resides in St. Louis, MO. She earned a B.S. from Drake University in Computer science in 2011 and works as an automation engineer for Principal Financial Group. She is enrolled in the HCI Online MS program and expects to graduate May 2015. She became interested in HCI because she would like to venture into the worlds of User Acceptance Testing and User Experience Research.