Sameer has over 20 years of design and leadership experience at leading product companies building desktop, web, mobile, wearable & Speech applications. He holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Design from IIT Mumbai and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. He has published papers, patents and has been a speaker at many conferences and colleges. He is an advocate of Design Thinking and has conducted many workshops.He has played multiple roles ranging from VP of Design to being a design consultant and entrepreneur. He as worked as VP of Products at Spire Technology, Director Experience Design at Intuit. Human factors Lead at Intel California. Prior to this, he was Chief Researcher for LG R&D Lab in Seoul, South Korea. Sameer has also worked at enterprise software companies across India namely Oracle in Hyderabad and Siemens in Pune. He nurtured his entrepreneurial skills as Design head for Naukri.com in Noida. Early in his career, Sameer was an Industrial designer working for Piaggio scooter in Pontedera, Italy and as lead engineer in Mahindra & Bajaj Auto.