Jay, abbreviated to JD, has journeyed across multiple specialisations within Design, worked in multiple Geos, built teams, products and brands. And has shared his journey, insights and learning at TEDx, Adobe Max, Collision and multiple conferences, events across Asia and US. In his current role as Senior Vice President of Ux, JD leads the Experience Design Charter for a new, expanded MakeMyTrip Group. As an Advisor to the VC SAIF Partners, he continues to mentor startups, helping them leverage on design as a competitive advantage. He is the Founder, Curator of DesignUp Festival – arguably, SE Asia’s largest and most influential Design-In-Tech event. Jay has formerly been the AsiaPacific Leader for Interaction Design Association (IxDA).