Director & Head - New Product Development at Advandes Design Engineering Services
New Delhi Area, India
Saarus Innovations Pvt. Ltd.
Industrial Designer, Mechanical engineer and New product development professional having led multi disciplinary teams of professionals with global experience in market driven product development, industrial design, electromechanical system integration, embedded and plastics engineering. The experience span product categories of Medical & Scientific Devices, Industrial Equipment, Consumer Electronics and Automobiles.
Chief Mentor, Saarus Innovations Pvt. Ltd.
Nov 2015 to Present
Currently acts as Chief Mentor to a new product development consultancy called Saarus Innovations. Saarus Innovations specializes in innovation projects for start-ups, enterprises and the social sector. Assist in strategic direction and goal setting for technically complex projects. Also contribute as lead systems designer to outline project approach and delivery planning.
Director & Head - New Product Development, Advandes Design Engineering Services
May 2013 to Present
Currently heads a team of Industrial Designers, Design & Embedded Engineers from Delhi center of Advandes Design Engineering Services. Advandes is a new wave design services company specializing on total design solutions in automotive equipment, new product development and advanced engineering. Areas of expertise include Medical & Scientific device design, Capital equipment design, Consumer electronics, Defense equipment design and Design for emerging markets. Skills include Innovation research, Industrial design, Mechanical design, DFMA, CAE & FEA, Mechatronics, Systems integration and Mini/Micro scale automation.
Director - New Product Development, LUMIUM
Jan 2012 to May 2013
Currently heads the entire spectrum of New Product Development (NPD) at LUMIUM. Guides and mentors the team managers for Research, Industrial Design, Product Engineering, Innovation LAB and Manufacturing at LUMIUM towards successful project delivery. Additionally heads all 'Operations' function under New Product Development for India and US projects through a team of Project Managers. Has successfully implemented processes at LUMIUM to ensure designer satisfaction, project predictability, tracking, allocation, and quality of delivery in a multidisciplinary creative environment.
PGDPD, Product Design, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad
Jun 2001 to Mar 2005
B. Tech, Mechanical Engineering, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala
Jul 1996 to Jul 2000