From my application to the MIT, December 2014
Imagination, empathy and intuitive leaps, combined with extensive research, are essential for innovation. In the past, these have helped me identify patterns underlying the reality of human behavior, learning from reactions, probes and prototypes to design affordable, user-centric products for social impact.
Over the last few years, I have been deeply involved in researching the bottom- of-the-pyramid market to understand their needs related to healthcare, education,energy requirements and accessibility. …