Zeerak Ahmed MDE '18

Zeerak is the first member of the Alumni Council from the Master in Design Engineering program. He works with GSD students and faculty to expand the school’s scope and influence in the areas of technology and internationalization.

Zeerak’s decade of experience in the tech industry allows him to build conversational bridges between software engineers, product managers, and designers. His expertise is in understanding audiences historically underserved by modern technology; for example, he builds novel software for Urdu and Arabic, expanding the usefulness of modern software to South Asia. His work has been recognized by the Industrial Designers Society of America, the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, Amazon, and the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, among others.

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