Hands-on skills in all stages of product development including research, ideation, validation, design, lean user experience, development, management, analytics and evaluation. Domains include finance, energy access, health & wellness, social computing, data visualization and hardware.
I am the Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at Jirav, with a mission to bring financial sophistication to all. Before this I was the Co-Founder and Chief Design Officer at SunFunder, working to bring energy access to 1.3 billion people around the world. Previously, I was the Director of User Experience at Limeade where I helped define the future of healthcare incentive systems. I have worked in research at FUSE Labs at Microsoft Research, the Visual Communication Lab at IBM Research and the University of Michigan. I have also worked on mainstream products with hundreds of millions of users like MSN Messenger and Amdocs.
I am excited by the opportunities at the intersection of society and technology and am the first person in the world with a Masters in Social Computing. I am originally from Bombay where I also studied Computer Engineering. I enjoy mountaineering, paragliding, geocaching, kayaking, and travel.