Sparktalk 4th edition:
Google Tech Entrepreneurship Meetup
Date & Time
July 28, 2015
Nepal Tourism Board
1. Mr. Scot Frank, Co-founder
One Earth Designs
2. Sumier Phalake
Senior User Experience Designer / UX Lead at Google
Scot Frank is the co-founder and board member of One Earth Designs. Scot received Bachelor’s degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT. He holds three patents: one for a novel breast cancer diagnostic tool and two for solar energy. His background includes founding three companies, working in IBM’s India Research Laboratory, leading MIT Development Lab’s China program, and advising renewable energy projects for the Clinton Global Initiative and Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room. Scot has been listed by Forbes as a 30 Under 30 Entrepreneur, and named an Asia 21 Young Leader, Earth Hour Innovator, Unreasonable Fellow, Cordes Fellow, ECSEL Fellow, and Make a Difference Venture Fellow. Since childhood, Scot has had a deep passion for using technology to drive social and environmental change. He started his first company when he was in middle school. Today, he seeks out every opportunity to learn more about the world and build empathy between people. With One Earth Designs, he aims to change the way people around the world use energy.
Sumier Phalake is a Senior User Experience Designer / UX Lead at Google. He has a user Experience Design and Strategy lead with over 9 years of experience in a diverse set of industries. His skills include Information Design, Visual Design, Information Architecture development, Interaction Design, Social Engagement and Multi-channel Customer Experience strategy. I thrive in a highly driven, creative environment that need a blend of creative and technical skills. He is currently working as a UX design lead on a range of internal products at Google. His goal is to create experiences that focus on the user, are engaging, delightful and visually beautiful.