Aakash Aggarwal

Nationality: Indian
Area of Expertise: UI/UX Design, Mechanical Engineering

Aakash graduated from the YMCA University of Science and Technology, India with a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering. After graduating, he went on to work at OYO, a startup company that has revolutionised the hospitality and budget accommodation sector in India. His passion and innate curiosity towards learning new things led him to SEO, User Research and UI/UX Design.

Before CIID, Aakash worked as a UI/UX Designer for about a year, designing concepts, UX, and visuals iteratively for projects such as human resource management system, tour booking platform, payments, refunds etc. He then went on to work for Generali, an Italian insurance company, the largest in Italy and third in the world as a UI/UX Design Consultant.

Aakash received an innovator award from Danfoss, a leading company in engineering products for successfully building an IoT system that could synthesize useful information from refrigeration systems and that provided a considerably low-cost connectivity solution for electronic controllers used in the commercial refrigerator.

At CIID, Aakash wants to work on projects at the intersection of psychology, design, and technology. He has decided to focus his career on solving problems that matter and simplify people’s lives by creating products and services that are user-centric, innovative and aesthetically pleasing.

In his free time, Aakash enjoys photography, traveling, listening to music, playing video games and talking about Game of Thrones.