We want to make our world happier, healthier and more mindful.

 

Aduri was started to not only introduce more people to mindfulness and meditation, but to help them build a consistent practice. Consistency is the only way to achieve meaningful, lasting benefits from meditation. Once you establish a practice, the possibilities are limitless.

 

Team

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Jesal Trivedi
Founder & CEO

Jesal is the founder and CEO at Aduri. 

He was previously the Lead Product Manager and the first employee to join Blue Label Labs, now one of the largest and fastest growing iOS and Android app development agencies in the United States, a Co-founder of the nationally-recognized Tech808 Conference and founding partner of The Phat Startup. Before that he worked with companies and governments like Nike and Trinidad and Tobago as an Innovation Consultant at The Medici Group.

He is getting his M.A. in Interactive Technology at NYU ITP and holds a B.S. in Economics and Business of Media, Entertainment and Technology degree from NYU.

Jahde

Jahde
Co-Founder & Head of Software

Jahde is the Head of Software at Aduri.

Over the past couple of years, Jahde has been a Software Engineer at Class Pass. Along with Jesal, he was a Co-founder of Tech808 and founding partner of The Phat Startup. Originally from Bermuda, he is the Founder of Code 441, a community to help teach young people from the island how to be creators and producers of technology. Previous to that he was a Business Systems Analyst at S&P Global Market Intelligence.

He holds a B.S. in Finance & International Markets and a Minor in Film and Production from NYU's Stern School of Business.

Ravi

Ravi Varma
Head of Industrial Design

Ravi is the Head of Industrial Design at Aduri.

With over 10 years of experience working as a Senior Industrial Designer and Product Lead at Roll & Hill, Movado, and Nixon, Ravi is an expert at taking a concept from prototype to a mass market product. He also has launched successful Kickstarter campaign, MESA, where he raised over $40,000 in funding from his backers.

Ravi holds a BSID, Industrial Design from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Chaitanya Pattewar
Hardware Specialist

Chaitanya is an Electrical Engineer with over 2 years of experience working on Embedded Systems and Robotics applications. He's an expert at system integration and hardware prototyping. As a techie at heart, he is passionate about using technology to build innovative products.

Currently, he is also getting his M.S. in Electrical Engineering at NYU Tandon and holds a B.E. in Electronics and Telecommunication from University of Pune, India


Advisors

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Andy Moss
Business Advisor

Andy provides business advisory and mentorship for Aduri.

Andy is the Director of the Blackstone LaunchPad at NYU. He is also the co-founder of Lean Launch Ventures, a tech accelerator funded by the state of CT, that invests, advises and trains entrepreneurs. LLV utilizes the Lean Methodology and brings together a strong diverse mentor network to guide the entrepreneurs. Andy also serves as an advisor and mentor for several startup programs in NYC and CT including Topstone Angels and The Refinery, and is a member of the New York CTO club.

Previously, he spent 17 years as an internal entrepreneur for the Microsoft Corporation, leading pioneering efforts in digital media, online service delivery, distributed computing, & software development architecture and methodologies. He also frequently represented Microsoft in Congress, at the FCC and other government and industry forums.

Justin Hendrix
Business Advisor

Justin is the Executive Director of the NYC Media Lab Combine Accelerator. Before joining NYC Media Lab in 2012 as Director of Membership, Hendrix was Vice President, Business Development & Innovation for The Economist Group in the Americas, where he directed the Group's innovation process, including prototyping, testing, and commercializing new digital media business concepts.

Prior to this role, Hendrix directed brand marketing and communications and ran The Economist’s thought leadership events business in the Americas. Hendrix developed multimedia event brands for The Economist including the Ideas Economy series of events, which generates debate on issues including innovation, talent, infrastructure, and information that featured participants ranging from Clay Christensen and Michael Porter to Elon Musk and Vinod Khosla; and the Buttonwood Gathering, a global conference on banking, finance and economics that featured participants such as Timothy Geithner, Larry Summers, Elizabeth Warren, and Vikram Pandit. He implemented a brand marketing strategy for The Economist which helped double readership, including advertising campaigns recognized at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. He also launched The Economist Film Project, a digital and on-air partnership with PBS Newshour that identified promising documentary films on international issues

Open Positions


Social and Content Marketing Intern

We are seeking a rockstar Social Marketing and Content Intern ready to jump in, get their hands dirty and contribute to an exciting, fast-paced startup on a mission to change the world of mindfulness.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Business OR relevant significant work experience
  • 1+ years’ experience in social media/marketing/communications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • In-depth working knowledge of various popular social media platforms
  • Experience developing and executing on content schedules
  • Please provide at least 2 professional references

Mobile UX/UI Designer

We believe that no matter what you do, your personal health and wellness comes first, always. That's why we do what we do and have started Aduri, to inspire more intentional, engaged and mindful living. 

We're seeking a rockstar UX/UI Mobile Designer ready to jump in, get their hands dirty and contribute to an exciting, fast-paced startup on a mission to change the world of mindfulness and wellness.

UI/UX Designer responsibilities include gathering user requirements, designing graphic elements and building navigation components. To be successful in this role, you should have experience with design software and wireframe tools. If you also have a portfolio of professional design projects that includes work with web/mobile applications, we’d like to meet you.

Ultimately, you’ll create both functional and appealing features that address our user's needs and help us grow our customer base.

 

Responsibilities

  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers
  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps
  • Design graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs and widgets
  • Build page navigation buttons and search fields
  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like
  • Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches and tables)
  • Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness)
  • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback
  • Adhere to style standards on fonts, colors and images

 

Qualifications

  • Proven work experience as a UI/UX Designer or similar role
  • Portfolio of design projects
  • Knowledge of wireframe tools (e.g. Wireframe.cc and InVision)
  • Up-to-date knowledge of design software like Sketch or Adobe Illustrator
  • Team spirit; strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders
  • Good time-management skills
  • BSc in Design, Computer Science or relevant field

 

Position is ready to be filled immediately.


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