I build software systems that are impactful, scalable, and resilient.

I'm an experienced and methodic designer who builds elegant interfaces, processes, and teams that rally various stakeholders towards a positive strategic outcome.

I'm actively looking for my next Product Design role. Download resume (PDF, ~619kb) .


Conversational AI through webchat

How I set up a powerful framework which separates capable front-end UI components from business logic, which upon integration with the customer data store creates a highly personalized website experience for each visitor.

Role: Product manager and designer, business analyst, design systems contributor

Conversational AI through SMS

How I broke down a problem where repetitive questions from among potentially 10,000 conversations per day, could be identified and responded to autonomously, at scale, and real-time, potentially saving each leasing agent 1 to 1.5 hours per day.

Role: Product owner and strategist, lead designer, data scientist, NLP researcher, ML/Python engineer


Hello, I'm Ganesh Iyer.  I’m an experienced product generalist with a strong background in user experience and systems design.  In the last 6 years especially, I've worked with startups to deliver the best-in-class work across the stack and at speed.

Through my work, I strive to create a world where technology is not only intuitive and delightful to use, but also makes us better humans.

My achievements include winning the Games for a Purpose award at CHI 2017 in Denver, CO .

Most recently I had:

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I’m currently open to new product design opportunities. I love working with startups.

I’m presently based in Toronto, Canada (GMT-4) 🇨🇦. I'm flexible about working remotely, but I won't be able to consider relocation at this time.

Get in touch with me directly - ganesh@skepticacid.io .

I also mentor designers and product managers specifically about core skills, product thinking, and career growth. Reach out to me over email for my availability.

Skeptic Acid Labs

Made with ❤️ using gatsbyJS, graphql, styled-components among many other fantastic, publicly available tools that form a key part of my tech stack.

Ganesh Iyer is a product and design leader, operating under the trade name of Skeptic Acid Labs in Toronto, Canada.

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