VP of Technical Product Management and CXO
Pardha is an award-winning designer and the former Global Head of Mobile Design at Bloomberg L.P., where he provided design leadership for strategic initiatives on the Bloomberg Professional Service.
In his previous career as an academic researcher and consultant, he developed practitioner-oriented user experience methodologies, authored several peer-reviewed research papers, and taught graduate and undergraduate courses in human-computer interaction and software engineering. Pardha is the coauthor of a widely adopted and award-winning textbook on user experience–The UX Book: Process and Guidelines for Ensuring a Quality User Experience.
Pardha holds a BS in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Nagarjuna University in India, MS degrees in both Computer Engineering and Computer Science from Virginia Tech, and a PhD in Computer Science from Virginia Tech.