Ali Murtaza is a designer and educator specializing in industrial and interaction design. He is a Fulbright alumnus, and holds a BFA in Visual Communication, and MFA in Industrial Design from Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD).
Ali has worked on branding, illustration, UX and industrial design projects with clients like Dolby Labs, Grid Impact, Coke USA, Working Class Studio, and Innovations for Poverty Alleviation Lab (IPAL). Additionally, he has taught in the design and engineering departments of local universities, and has previously led the UX design team at Ricult Inc. — an agri-tech startup that aimed to help smallholder farmers in the developing world make more informed decisions about their agricultural practices.
He currently leads the design team at Xavor Corporation, where he’s facilitating the implementation of a design-driven approach to innovation.