KALADHAR BAPU

  • Role: User Experience Design Strategist
  • Company: USABILITY MATTERS.ORG
  • University/Institution: IITB, PRATT USA

About

Kaladhar Bapu is Strategic Design Thinker and Information Architect. He is most interested in incubating new business models that deliver social impact, that are environmental friendly and that drive economic growth while strengthening \\\'Good Design for Better Living\\\' value proposition. He established reputation for building innovative, easy and pleasurable to use products and applications for Microsoft, Cordys, BaaN and numerous startups. He is one of the very firsts to bring User Experience Design to India.

He has relentless commitment to social impact having contributed to several non- profit boards and founded UsabilityMatters.Org(UMO) - a not for profit organization to create design awareness and make a positive difference in how we educate our next generation through strategic, technological and sustainable innovations. He always believes that spreading awareness is the best form of education. Programs like \\\' Design Education for a Social Change, UXINDIA, TechEase, InstillDesign, and World Usability Day have been the most participated and appreciated initiatives. He is driven to unlock human potential by empowering students through design education and help unprivileged to decode happiness, and serve as the mentor.