Innovation. Design. Impact.
Creative Director / Consultant
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︎Suggested Reads


Journal of Design and Science


The worlds of Design and Science are inextricably linked. Science is informed by Design. Design is a science. The interactions between the two are powerful, subtle, often unrecognized..

The way we think about charity is dead wrong.


In this eye-opening TED Talk, Dan Pallotta, calls out the double standard that drives our broken relationship to charities.

Hey, can you ‘do the UX’ for us?


A tale of UX as a misconception.

De-escalating Social Media


Designing humility and forgiveness into social media products.


Age of Entanglement


The four modalities of human creativity—Science, Engineering, Design and Art, and the cartography of the interrelation between these domains, where one realm can incite (r)evolution inside another.

Creating distraction free reading experiences


...in the age of shortened attention spans, the rise of mobile technology and a circus of notifications.



Pace Layering


How complex systems learn and keep learning. ‘All civilizations suffer shocks; only the ones that absorb the shocks survive.’



The web is obese


In 1994, there were 3,000 websites. In 2019, there were estimated to be 1.7 billion...




The UX Bear


I’m not going to say much here. Go experience the amazing code under his fur.


Sideways Dictionary


Doxing, Metadata, White-Hats and Zero-Days. All of this explained in entertaining analogies. An alternative way of looking at a dictionary, handsomely designed.

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Talks

TEDx, Mumbai 2016 : Classrooms, Bagpackers and a Revolution
• ISDI Parsons School of Design and Innovation 2020 : There’s a Hack for Cultivating Intuitive Intelligence
• Reliance Foundation Hospitals and Research Centre at SORC, Festival
of Orthopedics, 2019 :
The Anatomy of Intuition
• TEDx Unplugged, Mumbai 2019 :
The Trick to Cultivating Eureka Moments in your Career.
• Symbiosis University, as Chief Guest, Pune 2017
• Startup Chile, Santiago 2015
• Creative Beta Mornings, Mumbai 2013


I work with

Organisations and individual who seek to create positive change and impact on scale through lateral thinking, innovation and design.
While creating enlightening, engaging and entertaining work.
And with those who believe in revolutionising and in shaping new cultural landscapes of society.



Other things I love

User Experience Design
Installation art
Urban planning
Design for public spaces
Product innovation

Film / cinema / video
XR, VR, AR

Behavioural Design
Circular economy
Oceans / environment
Scuba diving

Swimming with the whales in the wild
Pole Fitness and gymnastics
Bagpacking

World Cinema
The confluence of science and spirituality