About

Product Manager, Creative Technologist, Emerging Media Enthusiast

Hi, I am Rewant and I am a graduate of NYU Shanghai's Interactive Media Arts program. I grew up in Lucknow (India), and have previously lived in Shenzhen, Shanghai, Berlin, and New York City. 

Currently, I am working as a Product Manager of Emerging Technology for CP Group, bringing immersive business solutions using mixed reality, virtual reality and artificial intelligence for their various conglomerate companies. I have a huge interest in the role and application of new and emerging technologies on social impact, and particularly interested in assistive tech focusing on mental health. 

Expertise: Project Management, Rapid Prototyping, Physical Computing, Design Research, Market Research and Analysis

Languages: English (fluent), Hindi (fluent),
Chinese (intermediate), Urdu (fluent),
German (elementary)

Email: rewantprakash@nyu.edu
Wechat: rewant24

Experience

  • Product Manager (Emerging Tech) at C.P. Group
    October 2017 - Present
    Shanghai, China

  • Strategy Associate at Multimer
    November 2018 - Present
    Boston, USA | Shanghai, China

  • Resident Volunteer at Xinfab Fabrication Lab
    September 2017 - October 2018
    Shanghai, China

  • Data Intern at Robin8
    January 2017
    Shanghai, China

  • Maker in Residence at Seeed Studio (Chaihuo)
    June 2016 - August 2016
    Shenzhen, China

  • Lab Assistant at IMA Lab (NYU Shanghai)
    January 2016 - May 2016
    Shanghai, China

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Education

New York University Shanghai
August 2013 - May 2017
Dual Degree: Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Engineering
Major: Interactive Media Arts
Minor: Political Science

NYU Tandon (Spring 2016) in New York City, USA
Integrated Digital Media - Graduate Level classes

NYU Tisch (Spring 2016) in New York City, USA
Interactive Telecommunications Program- Graduate Level classes

Humboldt University (Fall 2015) in Berlin, Germany
Political Science classes
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Awards
NYU Shanghai Merit Scholarship (Full ride) 2013 - 2017
NYU Futures Global Scholar 2016 and 2017
NYU Recognition Award 2014 and 2015
International Award for Young People - Silver
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Skills

  • Technology: Microsoft Hololens, HTC Vive, 3D Printer, Lasercutter

  • Software: Unity, Rhino, Axure, Madmapper, Dragonframe, Adobe Creative Suite- Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects)

  • Programming: Arduino, Processing, Python, C#, Java, JavaScript, HTML/CSS

Leadership @ University:

  • NYUMUNC VII: Crisis Analyst, Historical German SW Colony
    Spring 2016

  • TEDxNYU Berlin: Communications, Editorial and Marketing Director Fall 2015

  • NYUSHMUNC I: Chief of Staff
    Spring 2015

  • Orientation Ambassador, All-Week Ambassador, Peer Ambassador, Student Ambassador, Admitted Students Week Ambassador
    2013-2015, 2016