Karthik Rao is a UX designer, prototyper & developer
at VMware in Palo Alto, CA.
Improved Juniper's internal search by consolidating information from different sources
Explored ways to use technology to reduce cognitive load on soccer coaches
Leveraged network logs to visualize resource utilization & make data-driven decisions
Enabled chefs & amateur cooks to store recipes, plan meals & much more
A pragmatic designer with an entrepreneurial spirit.
As a designer, I have come a long way from a teenager making cringe-worthy desktop wallpapers to a professional who prides himself on solving challenging problems by combining user-centered design with technology.
Whether I'm working on an enterprise product or on a self-initiated side project, I leverage my background in engineering and design to analyze problems holistically and craft solutions that meet user goals while being technically feasible.
My aim is to build products that have a positive impact on the lives of millions of people around the world.
Years of professional experienceAt an agency, startup & large enterprise
MS in Human-Computer InteractionIndiana University, 2016
Products shippedIncluding freelance & side projects
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