The Design4India initiative is educating the tech workforce about the pressing need for experience design and in enabling them to solve ‘wicked-problems’. Design4India aims to build a design-driven ecosystem where design augments emerging technology and fosters the next level of disruption for the innovation economy.
Design4India seeks to enable 5,000+ product startups and train 15,000+ design enthusiasts and professionals in the country. The initiative will enable companies to create people-centric products and solutions that add value to the Indian economy as well as global markets.
Design4India harnesses an inclusive work environment that enables team members to brim with the spirit of the initiative. Each team member sports a specialised skill set which is highly valuable in empowering the Design4India platform. The team is driven, committed and acutely aware of the limitless potential to grow.
MEET OUR TEAM
Every one of our team members represents the spirit of our initiative:
Acutely aware of the limitless potential to grow.
Ravi received his MBA with high distinction as a Baker Scholar from Harvard Business School, graduated with honors as Benjamin Franklin Scholar from the University of Pennsylvania in the Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology receiving a B.S.E. in Computer Science & Engineering from the Moore School and a B.Sc. in Finance from the Wharton School, was a research scholar at the University of Edinburgh and schooled at La Martiniere for Boys in Kolkata.
She is leading the Design4India initiative and ensuring that we create the real impact for the product and startup ecosystem in design.
In a career spanning more than three decades, Mr. Viswanathan has held strategic & leadership positions at Wipro Infotech, Dell, and Azim Premji Foundation. His past roles in the industry included Senior Vice President and Chief Executive for India at Wipro Infotech; Managing Director of Dell India in 2000 and were the Project In-charge to establish a legal framework for the Azim Premji University.
KS Viswanathan has been recently inducted as a member of the Advisory Committee by CSIR- Fourth Paradigm Institute, Bangalore as well as Governing body of IIIT, Bangalore.With over 37 years of relevant Industry experience, he is a graduate from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani and holds an MBA in Marketing from Madras University.
Responsible for building the working plan for the Design Initiative and detailing of specific activities , relationships with the Alliance Partners, the Marketing Plan and Social Media presence and other aspects related to the Design Initiative
His passion lies in Technology which is supported by “Marketing Lead” in driving incremental marketing activities.
Joining with Nasscom and Design4India team, He aims play as a Marketer to build networks, handle social media and Digital strategy which would add value to the organization.
He enjoys demonstrating best practices and effective collaboration by doing research, empathizing, defining, ideating and designing better user/customer/product experiences to create and enrich immersive, creative and innovative solutions by matching needs, requirements and limitations. Strive to make this world a better place in his little ways too!
She is passionate about entwining creativity with analytics in content and social media strategy to successfully achieve goals, be it maximizing conversion rates, boosting engagement or expanding follower growth.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS(FAQs)
Design4India is both an online and offline platform that caters to connect Tech startups to the world of Design Thinking, User Experience, Human Centered Design etc.
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