I’m a design & product leader capable of driving high-value innovation from research & design all the way to product execution, validation, market fit & delivery. Having worked in lean startups, agencies, as well as large enterprises, I’ve helped transform businesses and experiences with innovation and design for over 17 years.

My passion is in building empathy to uncover deep insights from end-users, understanding markets and bringing human centered innovation via solutions that leverage next-gen AI, NLP, Machine Learning, Data Science & Deep Learning.

I'm currently the Senior Director of Design at Okta in San Jose

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Senior Director of Design at Okta

Apr 2022 - Now

Building next generation products and companies within Okta

Head of Design & Innovation at Hypersonix

Nov 2019 - Mar 2022

I headed all aspects of design and innovation from seed to series B

Advisor, Design & Product at


Shaping the future of voice-first productivity experiences


Helping designers shape their careers and navigate the COVID-19 era

Director, Design & Innovation at SAP AppHaus

2013 - 2019

Lead the design team that’s brings human centered innovation to SAP customers

3 Design Patents in Interaction & Data Visualization

2017 - 2019

Analytical & 3 Dimensional experiences in the industrial manufacturing sector

Mentored students from Stanford, SFSU & Northwestern

2017 - 2019

Guest lectures, coached workshops, judged competitions and mentored students on design

Designed for The White House

2017, 2019

A future where SAP enabled data transparency between the Federal Govt. & the citizens of the US. 

Won the Red Dot Design Award & IDEA Award


Reimagined the citizen experience for a State Government in the United States

Co-Founder, Product Lead @ CLYP


ClypTechnologies was acquired by Fishbowl, later acquired by STG

Developed, inspired & lead a team at SourceN Inc.

2006 - 2012

A multidisciplinary team of 35, that incubated several startups & large enterprises

Design for DisneyWE, Disney's employee portal


DisneyWE (workforce engagement) brings together their ~200,000 employees

Lead the design and product for Seed&Spark


A crowdfunding & subscription streaming service for independent filmmakers. 

Lead the design and product for LifeScape


A Story Telling Platform that makes it easy to create, share and enjoy precious memories.

Lead the design and product for TaxiForSure


Acquired by OLA for $200 million

Creator of Dezinerfolio, a design blog & community

2008 - 2011

~1.5 million design artifact downloads, ~150,000 monthly visitors. Discontinued

Lead the design implementation for Apple Developer Community


Serving their ~20 million developers

Other Customers: NHL, Google, Amazon, Nestle, KFC, Samsung, Dell, Apple, MTV, Walmart, Valero, Exxon, Airbus, Bombardier, AMG, Daimler, Thermo Fisher, HP, NetApp, PG&E, Box & Evernote