Uday Dandavante

Steiner Invitation Series Speaker


Uday Dandavante is an expert in helping organizations innovate through ethnographic research. A world traveler, a champion of co-creation, and a design activist, Uday’s curiosity for people, cultures, and change has drawn him to fields as diverse as anthropology, psychology, communication, sociology, marketing, politics, and design. At SonicRim he helps clients cultivate a capacity for co-imagining the future and co-creating solutions that help improve the lives of everyday people. Uday holds a Masters of Design Research from The Ohio State University, and a professional diploma in industrial design from the National Institute of Design Ahmedabad. At CMU, Uday spoke with students in Professor Wayne Chung’s Tools for UX Design course in the School of Design.