User Experience & Usability Consultant with more than 25 years of experience in the area of Human Computer Interaction, working on design and evaluation of web sites, software, hardware, mobile applications and business strategies. An experienced educator teaching both university and professional development courses. Ilona holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science from the University of Toronto.

Ilona volunteers as Chair of Programming at ToRCHI Toronto Region Chapter of Special Interest Group in Computer Human Interaction and organizing International Student Design Competitions at CHI and UPA conferences.


Usability Expert Reviews, Usability Evaluations, Usability Testing, User Experience Consultations, User Experience Evaluations, User Centered Design, Usability Consultations during Product Design & Development, Requirements Gathering, Stakeholders’ Analyses, Strategy Planning & Analysis, Product Development & Marketing Planning & Evaluation

Training & Teaching
Corporate Professional Development & Training in Usability, Teaching University Courses in Usability & User Centered Design, Intensive Courses on Prototyping & Usability Testing for Professional Design, Development, Marketing, Management, & QA Teams


Online Publications & Presentations

Video Interview OneDegreeCanada, Feb 2009 WATCH  INTERVIEW >>

Podcast Interview with Karel Vredenburg, IBM User Experience Design, Dec 2007 LISTEN TO PODCAST >>