Uday Gajendar has 20+ years of experience designing for a wide range of companies and products, including PayPal, Citrix, Adobe, Oracle, as well as startups like CloudPhysics and Automation Anywhere. He specializes in vision projects, collaborative workshops, and strategic design planning. In addition, Uday has authored articles for ACM Interactions and spoken at events like IxDA, IA Summit, Midwest UX, The Fluxible, and UX Australia. Uday has been a guest speaker at CCA for their interaction design and DMBA courses, as well as at Carnegie Mellon’s MHCI program. He holds degrees in industrial design (BFA – University of Michigan) and interaction design (MDes – Carnegie Mellon).
For the past 7+ years Uday has co-curated Rosenfeld Media’s Enterprise conference and community initiatives. Currently, Uday is a design manager at Aurora Solar, leading a team of designers on a mission to bring solar energy to all.