Rakesh Sharma

Senior User Experience Designer @ Cisco System, Bangalore for Security Solutions

Responsible to define and plan the program for next generation security product based on Design Thinking Since July 2015

Principal User Experience Designer @ SAP Labs, Bangalore for SAP FIORI

With objective to renew the experience of the core SAP applications January 2011 - July 2015

Interaction Designer @ NOKIA, Bangalore for Meego Devices

Part of Meego user experience team on Nokia’s flagship Meego device – N9 May 2009 - January 2011

User Experience Designer @ SAP Labs, Bangalore for Duet Enterprise

Part of design team responsible for Duet Enterprise. It was SAP and Microsoft joint venture project. January 2007 - May 2009


  • 8 yrs of experience in Interaction Design for Enterprise, Mobile & Desktop
  • 3 yrs of experience in usage of Design Thinking Method in active research & development environment
  • Evangelize, facilitate, plan all Design Thinking workshops/training/activities for SAP Suite Engineering (500 plus Business Unit within SAP Labs), as a Design Thinking Program Lead
  • Worked as part of several successful global projects from conceptualisation to implementation phase
    • Nokia flagship device N9
    • SAP Duet Enterprise
  • Design Thinking Visiting Faculty (Dec 2013, Dec 2014, Dec 2015) – Indian Institute of Management – Bangalore
  • Masters in Information & Digital Design (2004-06) – National Institute of Design (NID) Ahmedabad

Brief overview of my work!


Design Thinking 
Design in Agile Environment
Illustrator | Photoshop
Sketch 3.0

Formative Usability Testing 


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