Sawhney Nina 2018
Milken Scholar 2006
Scholar Profile

Nina Sawhney

Product Design


Nina currently works remotely as a software product strategist and designer in Los Angeles, CA running her software consultancies, Pygmy Design and Manta Labs LLC. Her previous experiences include helping several tech startups at startup incubators, as a Lead Product Designer at Grab Financial (Singapore) and Senior Product Designer at Pivotal Labs (Los Angeles). Nina has been coaching clients on agile methodologies and lean UX approaches to software development. During her combined time at Grab and Pivotal, Nina worked to develop over 30 different products and has launched products in the Americas, France, and South East Asia (7 countries). While at Pivotal in 2017, she was lead designer for Orange's Orange Pro Android application which won the 2017 "Coup de Coeur du Jury" UX Award by ContentSquare. She is currently open to speaking on lean and agile product development, as well as, business opportunities and collaborations.

High school:  California Academy of Math and Science


College Year Degree
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
Needham, MA
2010 B.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Nina Sawhney (MS '06)

Life Aquatic with Nina Sawhney, MS ‘06. This spring she will become a fully certified scuba diver, and she hopes to explore the reefs of Australia and Singapore soon.