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Raika Sarkett

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater Chicago Area, US

Product Strategy Lead, Thinktiv. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign grad.

Product Strategy Lead, Thinktiv. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign grad.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Product
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas
Immediately

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Product

Involved In

Advisor

Keet Health
Audantic Analytics
Designlab (trydesignlab.com)

Positions

Product Strategy Lead Thinktiv January 2016 - April 2016
Design Research & UX Mentor Designlab (trydesignlab.com) November 2015 - present
Product Design Consultant Raika Sarkett August 2015 - present
Senior UX Designer Free People September 2014 - August 2015
Information Architect Razorfish September 2011 - July 2014
Sales, Marketing and New Business Development Intern NBC Universal (WMAQ) June 2009 - August 2009
Media Intern A. Eicoff & Company May 2008 - August 2008
Sales Intern Fox Television, Chicago June 2007 - August 2007
Research Assistant Teenage Research Unlimited (TRU) May 2006 - December 2007
Art Department Intern Learning Resources April 2006 - May 2006

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Industrial Design 2006 - 2010
National University of Singapore Industrial Design 2009 - 2009

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Mobile Engineering
Advisor With
  • • Content marketing
  • • Amazon Web Services
  • • IOS Development
  • • Mobile Software Development
Markets of Interest
  • • Commerce
  • • Education
  • • Financial Services
  • • Healthcare
  • • Mobile
  • • Music
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Real Estate
  • • Travel
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • In-classroom learning (K-12)
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Fitness
  • • Nutrition
  • • Wellness

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

User research • Product strategy • Design Strategy • Information Architecture • User Experience Design • User Interface Design • User-Centered Design

Key Accomplishments

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Tom Quish
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Raika's proven track-record of delivering User Experience and Product Design solutions for large eCommerce, Technology and Communications co ... mpanies combined with her entrepreneurial spirit makes her a go-to resource for start-ups looking to optimize their product experience.
Akbar Bhaidani
Case Team Leader, Bain & Company. Previously Associate, Sterling Venture Partners. Dartmouth College grad.