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I was a designer at Apple in the Productivity Design team, where I was responsible for conceptualising and designing a new product for Apple’s productivity suite from scratch.


I studied Interaction Design at The School Of Visual Arts in NY under the tutelage of Liz Danzico, Paul Ford, Gary Chou, Jeffrey Zeldman and more. Three of my projects while there were shortlisted for the Interaction Design Association Awards. 


I worked as a Graphic Designer for The National Institute of Design in India, The Government of India, and D.light (Acumen Fund)- a startup to bring solar lighting to remote parts of India, Africa & China.
I am currently serving as a Non Executive Director/Board Member for Workclub. I was a part of the 2019-2020 cohort for Inclusive Boards, an organisation that works towards making boards of startups more inclusive and diverse. I have also advised startups previously at the NEA and have been actively mentoring since 2013.

In 2015 I served on the AIGA designing products committee. My work has been exhibited in the AIGA gallery in NY and The Design Museum, London.

If you want to read and hear more from me I have previously written and talked about design for Abstract’s By Design PodcastProgression PodcastThe Pastry Box Project, Kyoorius, See Think Make, and Lovers Mag

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