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Priya Prakash

Entrepreneur • Advisor London, United Kingdom, GB

Founder- D4SC. Enjoy shipping stuff used daily - making the ordinary extraordinary. Designed Nokia Asha Phones, BBC iPlayer V1.0

Founder- D4SC. Enjoy shipping stuff used daily - making the ordinary extraordinary. Designed Nokia Asha Phones, BBC iPlayer V1.0

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Primary Skillsets

  • Product
  • UI/Design
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas
Part-time now, full-time if it takes off

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Product
  • • UI/Design

Involved In

Founder

Design for Social Change (d4Sc)
Digital Wellbeing Labs LLP

Advisor

Cognicity

Positions

Member, Smart Cities Interoperability Committee British Standards Institution (BSI) March 2015 - present
Product Design - Mentor Cognicity January 2015 - present
Consultant Professor - Industrial Design Syracuse University 2015 - present
Associate Staff - Department of Enterprise University College London November 2012 - present
Designer - Founder Design for Social Change (d4Sc) October 2012 - present
Head of Mobile Phones User Experience Nokia May 2010 - October 2012
Creative Director, Design Strategic Projects Nokia May 2009 - May 2010
Head of Product Flirtomatic April 2008 - March 2009
Creative Director - Digital Hachette Filipacchi Media May 2007 - April 2008
Innovation Executive BBC October 2006 - May 2007
Co-Founder Digital Wellbeing Labs LLP January 2005 - May 2007
Senior Interaction Designer BBC March 2002 - October 2006
Implementation Manager BBC January 2005 - January 2006
Information Architect MRM//McCann June 2001 - June 2002

Education

Ashridge Business School Management 2005 - 2005
Royal College of Art Interaction Design (Computer Related Design) 1999 - 2001

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Business Development
Advisor With
  • • Crowdfunding
  • • Big data
  • • Crowdsourcing Data
  • • Smart cities
  • • Social Impact
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Hardware
  • • Local
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Digital Product Design & UX

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

User Experience Design • User Interface Design • mobile devices

Key Accomplishments

13 years hands-on digital product design, lead­er­ship, R&D expertise in bringing teams together to create award-winning products opening new markets for startups to brands - Flirtomatic, BBC, Nokia, Microsoft, Hachette Fillipachi, NESTA, Samsung.

Specialities:
Full stack platform dev with R&D teams, civic-tech, citizen participation, strategic design, emerging markets, biz model innovation, smart cities, social & crowd powered innovation, mobile-dev education.

Invited speaker at SXSW, O'Reilly ETech, MEX, TEDx and Apple Computers Inc., Design tutor at Mobile Academy - UCL and 2013 D&AD judge. Priya is a RSA fellow with a MA in Interaction Design from the Royal College of Art and holds patents for iPlayer & Nokia Asha phones.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

1. Team spirit - help fledgling teams focus on wood for trees and getting details right to design & ship a great product experience.
2. Strong industry network and credibility
3. Black book of design talent contacts

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Specialties
Digital Product design
Creative Direction
Embedding brand personality in UI
Building ninja teams to ship great products
New product development & management
IXD, IA & Motion design
Emerging market needs
Mobile OS Platform design
Design for social impact

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Mark Curtis
We worked together
Passion, drive, her mind.
Alastair Moore
We worked together at The Mobile Academy
Priya is a passionate and creative entrepreneur with a wealth of experience in digital product design and innovation - and changify.org is a ... n opportunity well worth pursuing!