Meet the team
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Rahul Khatana
Founder

Rahul Khatana is the Founder of DesignSprings, which he started from his dorm room in 2016. During the company early years, Rahul acted as the sole developer, designer, and support representative for the entire Designspring platform, allowing for it to be a stable business from the outset.

In addition to his main responsibilities in running the company and setting overall product strategy, he remains actively involved in the development, design, and product teams within the organization.

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Ashutosh Jha
Co-Founder

Ashutosh Jha is the co-founder & CEO of Designsprings, serving on the Board of Directors and Executive staff. An entrepreneur from an early age,. He is involved in crafting the company culture, shaping the design aesthetic, and innovating future growth opportunities. Ashutosh Jha has spoken globally about both entrepreneurship and design, and received numerous distinctions such as the Inc 30 under 30 and Fortune 40 under 40.

His lifelong appreciation for art and design led him to the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), where he earned dual degrees in Graphic Design and Industrial Design. designsprings now serves on the institution's Board of Trustees.

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Alina arbolino
Vice President of Finance and Operations

Alina is Vice President of Finance and Operations at Designsprings. He has more than 25 years of experience across a range of start-ups and high technology businesses. Tod is responsible for Designsprings Finance, Legal, HR and Facilities functions. He helped his company raise millions in funding from leading venture capital firms; acquire companies to meet strategic objectives and take appropriate risks to drive revenue growth.

He is operationally focused and helps companies achieve their revenue and profit objectives. He earned his MBA from San Jose State University, and his BS in Finance from San Diego State University. He is also a Certified Management Accountant (inactive)

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Jackline Mcane
Strategist

As the leader of designsprings Strategy division, Jackline is responsible for developing the analytical frameworks that shape the company business. Since joining designsprings, he has grown the division into a team that covers everything from business strategy and customer insights to analytics and data science. Prior to designsprings.

He has also conducted research on jury selection, assisted in the prosecution of a ring of body part thieves in Philadelphia, and collected ticks for a nationwide study of Lyme Disease. Jackline graduated from Yale, where he majored in Psychology and was an editor at the Yale Daily News.

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Kewin Bradley
Customer Service

Kewin is Customer Service Executives. He establish and monitor standards for customer service in the company using a recognized benchmark, such as the International Customer Service Standard promoted by the Customer Service Institute of America. Standards like that help executives to measure a company performance against industry benchmarks and identify areas for improvement.

individual metrics for different aspects of service, such as time to respond to an inquiry, the number of calls a representative handles in a given period of time or the percentage of late deliveries.

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Boyd Shrader
UI Designer

UI design stands for user interface design. UI design is basically designing a user-friendly interface that easy to use, clean, and in working condition. UI focuses on the user interaction with the website to make it an enjoyable experience. Pretty much everything we use that is computer-driven has a user interface of some sort: your desktop/laptop computer, your phone, and a website are some of the most common examples. The user interface of any technology makes it unique.

Oftentimes, a UI designer is the web designer who has the most difficulty perfecting their work because getting the perfect UI is not easy. You have to accommodate as many users as possible, which is why it good to target a specific demographic. For example, the younger generation visiting Instagram does not really care for the text as much as they do the pictures. The user interface should easily navigate them to the pictures they are looking for with the shortest and cleanest way possible. Writing a text box for them to read in order to figure out how to find the pictures they want to see is going to frustrate and irritate many of their users. This is the same for all websites, no matter the field.

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Dravino Harris
UI Developer

A User Interface Developer (UID) for short is not someone who knows a bit of HTML. As developers for the Web, we must know about HTTP (and siblings), HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Ajax, Jason, multiple browsers (and their individual differences), tools, and programs that deal with Web communications. As developers, you must know about the human cognition, basic psychology, and logic sorting.

You should also have good common sense and must know about all technologies offerings in accessibility and usability, interaction principles, MVC (Model-View-Controller pattern) separation, languages for creating interfaces, and generally tool kits, tools and programs that deal with the interface.

Most people assume UI development is about creating websites and writing HTML, CSS and JavaScript, but User Interface goes far beyond these technical terms. The goal of user interface is to make the user interaction as simple and efficient as possible, in terms of accomplishing user goals.