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Sujoy Kumar Chowdhury

Sujoy Kumar

MIT Media Lab

a:Cambridge, MA, USA
p:+1-617-821-5909, or dial **SUJOY
Product Manager with strong UX and CS background, shipping mobile products since 2005.

Education

08/2012 - present

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MS candidate, MIT Media Lab
Research Assistant, Speech+Mobility group
  • Building sujoy.pm/pintail, a travel app for guided storytelling. Managed 3 MIT undergrad students under UROP program.
  • Built sujoy.pm/wave-alchemy as a team project, deployed as interactive art at Media Lab 99F parties, published at CHI ’13.
  • Mentored 8 teams from zero to MVP-prototype at a design bootcamp. MIT Media Lab India Initiative. sujoy.pm/mvp-in-4-days
  • Led MIT-BSA to ‘Excellence in Programming Award’ from Multicultural Programs Office. sujoy.pm/bridging-cultures-using-Lego
08/2009 - 08/2011

Missouri Western State University

Master of Applied Sciences, Human Factors and Usability Testing
Graduate Assistant, Psychology of Design Lab, Instructional Media Center
  • Led user-centered-design of sujoy.pm/cowabunga to reach the top 12 from 60+ teams at CHI ’11 Student Design Competition
  • Conducted eye tracking study & strategized differential pricing on ad panels for KQ2 TV channel. sujoy.pm/product-redesigns
  • Prototyped new transit maps for St. Joe, MO; provided actionable-insights through usability testing. sujoy.pm/product-redesigns
  • Built sujoy.pm/interest-point-tool to measure visual attention, won best poster award at Great Plains Psychology Convention ’10

EXPERIENCE

08/2011 - 08/2012

NetApp

Human Factors Design Engineer, Array Products Group
  • Designed SANtricity user experience for E-series storage products shipped ’12. Redefined UX metrics, 20+ usability studies
  • Led UX initiative for identifying design principles for transitioning into EMW 2.0 product. Audited implementation options.
  • Worked with in-house & off-shore engineers, designers & project managers in an Agile environment for UX deliverables
06/2010 - 09/2010

Motorola Mobility

User Experience Research Intern, Applied Research Center
  • Built sujoy.pm/family-stories product, conducted pilot testing, success of this MVP led to Motorola launch of StoryPlace.Me
  • Co-invented 1 US-patent-pending product, co-authored 3 papers, IP award, runner-up team in intern apprentice competition
03/2007 - 08/2009

Axiata - NTT DoCoMo

Engineer, Value Added Products and Services
  • Led PushMail and Phone Backup products from zero to telecom launch for 10M+ subscribers of Robi. See sujoy.pm/shipped
  • Co-managed more than 15 mobile products under CTO’s data initiatives resulting in 30% YoY growths in revenue (2009Q3)
08/2006 - 03/2007

somewherein.net

Concept Developer, part-time
  • Analyzed customers, need, competition, gap; recommended phased product deployment & UX strategy for a career portal
01/2005 - 05/2006

3SM Systems

Co-founder
Co-inventor of 2-tap Bangla SMS, 1-tap Bangla predictive text
  • Led a student startup in launching 2 out of 3 products with 2 major telecom operators, before graduation. sujoy.pm/bangla-sms
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