ABOUT ME

I’m an award-winning designer, developer, and entrepreneur who combines the big picture with an obsession over fine details. I love creating products that delight users and add tangible value.

Now President of TEDxNYU, Roundtables Lead of the NYU Entrepreneur's Festival
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FEATURED WORK & AWARDS

April 2014
2014 Max Goldstein Award for Creativity in Computer Science
NYU
Each year, NYU awards the Max Goldstein Prize to a single undergraduate student who has applied computing in a creative and practical way to improve the academic, cultural, or social life of the NYU community.
April 2014
2014 Apple WWDC Student Scholarship Award
Apple
Chosen by Apple as of 1 of 200 among thousands of app submissions from around the world to attend WWDC 2014.
August 2013 - May 2015
Co-Founder
Kipin Hall
Co-founded Kipin Hall, an ed-tech startup focused on communication, retention, and adherence in the higher-ed market. Focused on the design and development of the website and mobile apps.
May 2012 - August 2015
Software Engineering IFTTTern
IFTTT
Worked on the iOS team as well as on a special project (to be announced at the discretion of IFTTT), which was pitched, driven, and created independently.
June 2012 - October 2013
Lead Mobile Designer and Developer
Actifio
As Lead Mobile Designer and Developer at Actifio, I designed, developed, and launched the first and second versions of the Actifio Mobile iPhone and iPad applications, which allow users full, on-the-go management of their enterprise data.
April 2014 & April 2015
2014 & 2015 NYU All-University President’s Service Award
NYU
The purpose of the President’s Service Award is to recognize the distinguished achievements of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and student organizations for their promotion of learning, leadership, and quality of student life at New York University.

Chosen in 2014 due to my “outstanding vision and entrepreneurial spirit as co-founder of several digital projects that have benefited the NYU community.”

Chosen in 2015 for my “outstanding work developing technology and entrepreneurship through his involvement with Tech@NYU, TEDxNYU, and through mobile and web development”.
March & April 2010
Winner of 2010 TYE $10,000 Boston & $25,000 Global Business Plan Competition
TYE, TIE
Presented Enerlyze, a startup that helps manage in-home electricity use through a single device, to a panel of 7 established venture capitalists from around the nation and competed against regional winners from North Carolina, California, London, and India. I was the CEO of Enerlyze.
July 2011
Winner of the 2011 “20 Under 20” Award
India New England
Awarded to 20 people under 20 years old for academic, extracurricular, athletic, entrepreneurship, and community achievements.
May 2014 - Present
President
TEDxNYU
Focused on creating a global TEDx community at NYU. Over the last 4 years, my team and I have put on 5 Conferences and a multitude of smaller, community-focused events dubbed “Community Events” and “The Pitch”.

I began at TEDxNYU as Marketing Director from November 2012 - June 2013, where I increased social media followers by over 250% and gathered 800+ ticket requests for the Conference, which sold out in 2 hours.

The following year, I was elected as Vice President from June 2013 - May 2014, where I focused on growing the community from a little under 1000 to over 5000 strong as well as raised $2000 to help continue funding our events.
October 2015 - Present
Roundtables Lead
NYU Entrepreneur's Festival
Leading the Roundtables Team to create an amazingly energetic and conversational experience for NYUEF 2016.

The NYU Entrepreneur’s Festival is the largest student-run entrepreneurial festival in the nation boasting 1000 - 1200 attendees, 100+ speakers, and 100+ startups from current students and alumni.
January 2015 - October 2015
Organizer
WearHacks NYC
Organized NYC’s largest Wearables / Internet of Things hackathon, WearHacks NYC 2015, with 350+ attendees. Worked with my team to raise a total of $45,000+ in sponsorships, in-kind materials, prizes, food, etc. from Google, Twilio, NYU, General Assembly, HBO, Dev Bootcamp, Shapeways, and more.
April 2013 - May 2015
Marketing Director
Tech@NYU
Focused on marketing, PR, and social media for Tech@NYU. Marketed 90+ events, sold $23,000+ worth of tickets, increased social media reach by 350%+, increased attendance by an average of 80%.

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