Director, Products & UX at Big Data Labs | Investor, Advisor at urbanbuddha.in
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
B. M. S. College of Engineering
• Strategic thinker, a gifted leader and a meticulous product person with a strong entrepreneurial drive & experience in delivering differentiated products across various segments like search, social, productivity, mobile, e-tailing & e-commerce. • Mobile product specialist with more than 12 years of experience in creating and deploying mobile products across geographies. • Expertise in creating product & design teams with successful track record in corporate and start-up ecosystems. Specialties: Big-Data Analytics, Mobile Products, Product Management, User Experience Design
Visiting Faculty, B. M. S. College of Engineering
Teaching & learning is a continuous and cyclic process and has always been dear to my heart. I have been serving as visiting faculty for advanced product design at BMSCE for past few years and it has been one of the most satisfying life experiences for me. My favourite modules are- • Design and Spirituality • Patterns in product design • Product Management & Product Design
Director, Product Management & User Experience, Big Data Labs, American Express, American Express
Feb 2014 to Present
• Built merchant analytics platform, central to Amex's response to highly competitive card business environment and is accredited for saving several millions of dollars charge billings for the company. This platform uses sophisticated ML models at its heart and provides end-to-end operational capability. • Architected and deploying UX for Centralized Data Repository & Analytics platform at Amex based on Big Data infrastructure. • Set-up a team of product managers, UX designers & developers at labs responsible for bridging gap between ideas and reality in shaping internal and external analytic products/platforms.
Investor, Advisor, www.urbanbuddha.in
Dec 2012 to Present
UrbanBuddha.in is a Bangalore based startup committed to design & develop world class products for meditative, health & fitness needs. I help them in identifying new product segments and connecting with potential business partners.