2012 - Current
Managing Partner and Founder at Studio Rodrigo.
Digital product design & strategy.
Partner with companies launching new services.
Projects include: Comcast, Spotify, Adobe,
ABC, NBC, This American Life, Serial,
Uprise Art, Jetty, Openfolio, Spell.run,
OpenSpace, RareBits, UMA Project,
Context Travel, and Artfare.
2013 - Current
Founder and Product Lead at State X State.
Curated travel recommendations for
things to do, see, eat, drink, and buy
from local makers across the U.S.
2007 - 2011
Principal and Strategy lead at Method.
Ran NYC studio for global innovation &
Projects include: BBC, Microsoft, Comcast,
Time Warner Cable, Turner Sports, NCAA,
Viggle, Sociocast, and Artifex Press.
2004 - 2007
Director of Products & Customer Success
at Visible Path.
KPCB-funded social networking start-up.
Led product management & customer
success teams. Lots of interesting thinking
about social networking, before Facebook
and LinkedIn existed.
Exited to Hoover’s / Dun & Bradstreet.
2001 - 2003
Director of Products at ECOS Technologies.
Venrock-funded corporate environmental
responsibility reporting platform. Creating
tools for triple-bottom line focused CSR teams.
1998 - 2003
Writer, Director, Producer with
Sam Park Revue / Ovalshow Productions.
Bunch of friends from college making
dumb videos and absurdist sketch comedy.
Assorted jobs in post-millenial, pre-9/11 NYC.
1996 - 2000
Earth Systems at Stanford University.
Spent a lot of time thinking about
sustainability, consumerism, urbanism,
and economics while enjoying time in
Tried hard to avoid a career in tech.
Research Intern at Redefining Progress.
Public policy think tank. Took a term off
school to refine early methodologies
for environmental foot-printing.
1980 - 1996
Child and young person, Rhode Island.
Lived mostly in Wakefield, RI with my parents & sister.
Traveled a lot, as my parents were
professors of marketing with a focus
on developing markets. Read a lot of books.
Watched a lot of TV.
India (many times), California (many times),
Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Italy,
Netherlands, France, Costa Rica, China,
all over the U.S.
1978 - 1979
Baby, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
Born in India, then immigrated to the U.S.