Hitesh is an accomplished professional, specialized in leading product development teams from conceptualization to realization of products with his customer-first approach. In his past experience of 8 years, he has led in roles encompassing various functions including technology development and customer development. As a considerable part of his past experience, he worked with Stryker where he led efforts in putting together a team and best practices aimed at developing innovative value creations in medical device/technology development on a global scale. Specialized in capturing and converting customer needs into viable products using human-centric design and lean startup principles. In the early part of his career, Hitesh worked as a RnD engineer in technology startups in the areas of consumer electronics and document imaging. He is a graduate from Pune University(College of Engineering Pune), with a bachelors degree in IT.