I use a range of tools and methods to help clients make sense of unknown contexts, understand new users and stakeholders, and design impactful solutions for challenging questions. Applying mostly qualitative and user-centric research techniques, I help clients discover, design and test new opportunities for innovation . I work across sectors to support clients in the design and implementation of change processes, organizational development, strategy consulting, and impact evaluations.
I work with private and public sector clients on visioning exercises and strategy development -- always with purpose and impact creation at the center.
Helping to increase scale of behavioral change activities through high impact partnerships
I worked with a team at Intellecap to help Unilever and the Lifebuoy team to reach scale of its behavioral change programs in India and other key markets. As one of the key outputs, we developed a partnership strategy, but also brokered partnerships with philanthropic and donor organizations.
Using a mix of qualitative and quantitative research techniques and working across sectors, I help clients to conduct research to understand the past or to imagine the future. I have managed a variety of research projects, from small dipstick research projects to more comprehensive research reports.
Africa 2030 - Technologies that shape Africa’s tomorrow
The report highlights a vision of how emerging technologies can trigger a set of big shifts to help Africa leapfrog and combat its development challenges. The research identifies white spaces for innovation based on scanning of 100 technology use cases in Africa. It concludes by identifying a set of opportunities for key stakeholders to help nurture a vibrant and high impact technology innovation ecosystem.
I help clients to understand complex environments, new markets, and unknown user segments through landscaping assessments and reports. Using a mix of quantitative and qualitative approaches, they bring out insights on white spaces and new opportunities for action.
Using methodologies informed by design thinking, participatory and human centric design, and ethnography as well as other service design methods, I help clients to develop new solutions -from understanding the need, desirability, viability and feasibility to ideating and co-creating solutions, prototyping and business model development.
I help clients in their journey to develop their high impact enterprises - whether through market and needs assessments, customer research and developing a value proposition, or support in the business model development. I also help to broker partnerships with other organizations.