Founder & Chair, UXINDIA,
Bapu Kaladhar is a 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 the ‘Good Design for Better Living’ value proposition. He has established a reputation for building innovative, easy and pleasurable to use products and applications for Goldman Sachs, Met Life, Fannie Mae, Fidelity, Microsoft, Sapient, Cordys, BaaN and numerous startups. He is one of the very firsts to bring User Experience Design to India. His relentless commitment to social impact has led him to contribute to several non- profit boards.He founded UXINDIA and 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 Industry + Academia Fusion, UX Clinic, UX Talent Fair, Instill Design - Design Education for a Social Change, TechEase, iINNOVATE, Boycott Bad Designs and World Usability Day have been the most participated and appreciated initiatives. He graduated from the prestigious Pratt Institute, New York in Design Management and from the Industrial Design Center, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay(IITB) in Design.