We’re not just consultants;

we’re educators & hands on implementors

The problem we’re solving

Let’s face it–top-tier product designers and UX agencies are expensive. This makes it difficult for your growing company to recruit the right talent.

You may often be forced to jump from idea or customer complaint straight to the engineering team for a solution. Without an product design expert there along the way to ensure the experience is user-friendly and aligned with your business goals, you run the risk of making costly mistakes, plateaued growth, or a decline in sales and user engagement.

Our proven


Education and implementation of premium UX and product design for growing companies.

At Founders Who UX, we're your trusted partner in the world of user experience and product design. Our commitment is to empower your growing company with premium practical resources, comprehensive team training, and expert consulting services.

  1. Premium Practicality

    We understand the importance of balancing costs and profits.

    Our offerings are designed to be both cost-effective and lucrative. This means that as founders and leaders, you can achieve high profits or returns on your investments while keeping your operational costs relatively low. This ideal scenario maximizes the efficiency and profitability of your business.

  2. Strategic Partnership

    You're not just getting a service; you're gaining a strategic partner.

    Investing in Founders Who UX is a strategic decision to enhance UX capabilities and drive sustainable business growth.

    Let us help you elevate your business, boost customer satisfaction, and drive long-term success.


    We tailor our offerings to suit your company's specific needs, ensuring that you receive the most effective guidance.

    The experts at Founders Who UX customize their approach to directly address your real business challenges. With us, you are not just learning skills or receiving design deliverables; you are applying practical strategies to drive tangible results.

  4. Risk Mitigation

    The consequences of neglecting UX can be catastrophic.

    Bad (or no) UX expertise can lead to customer dissatisfaction, lost revenue, and damage to your company's reputation. We help lower these risks by equipping your team with the skills and guidance needed to create exceptional user experiences. The investment in UX training and leadership is a proactive step to safeguard your business from costly mistakes.

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FOUNDERS WHO UX experts have helped companies make over $2 billion in revenue and secure more than $210 million in funding.

Our UX SOLUTIONS for growing companies

UX for Leaders 101

Learn the proven frameworks and fundamentals of UX/UI design to help your company grow + get a team toolkit full of starter materials.

$290per seat


4-day UX fundamentals course for product leaders

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Fractional UX Director

Harness the power of an elite UX and Product Design Director without the overhead of a full-time hire.

Starting at$8,000/mo

flexible month-to-month CONTRACT

Get a dedicated UX & product design leader

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Consulting Packages

Lean on seasoned UX/UI Designers to elevate your product design, enter new markets, and delight your customers.

Starting at$10,000


Hit key milestones and address specific challenges

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Hi, I'm Nicole

I am committed to being more than your course instructor, product designer, and strategic advisor. I will also be your company's biggest fan.

Throughout my 18+ years of experience in the industry, I've led and designed over 80 digital products with integrity for Fortune 500s and leading startups. Outside of Founders Who UX, I am the Co-founder and CEO of the elite product design agency, Gallardo Labs.

I also mentor startups at TechStars, help shape the future of education at UX of EdTech, and write for UX Magazine, Entrepreneur’s Handbook, and UX Collective.

I am a lifelong learner on a mission to make practical premium UX and product design accessible to growing companies of all sizes and stages.

Nicole Gallardo


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