Educatek by Frogtek – Design Boost Team Profile

[ 0 ] March 7, 2010 |

Frogtek is an early-stage social venture bringing the IT productivity boom to micro-entrepreneurs in the developing world.  Educatek focuses on the female door-to-door salesforce spurred on the strong corporate client interest in a sales-training program for a 700,000 member female salesforce. Frogtek proposed building the first module of the platform to teach the sales process through interactive product training, personalized product and user recommendations and a social network to leverage sales best practices and metrics. 

Over the course of the Design Boost, the team from Frogtek is looking to make their product usable from interface and content perspective, improve visual impact to convince other potential clients of feasibility and learn effective innovation and product design process to replicate in their design practice.

The Educatek team from Frogtek includes:

Jane Kwak currently consults for companies as a product specialist and project manager for mobile, technology and social ventures. Previously she spent three years at a Spanish-American startup as product and project manager in machine learning, internet and mobile technology. Having lived and worked in Spain for five years as an educator and consultant helping corporations such as Microsoft and Arcelor train employees. Jane is currently undertaking the executive MBA at Columbia Business School to help private sector drive capacity building in international development.

Kristel Aranda is the lead designer and has worked for a wide range of companies designing interfaces and architectures for mobile phone applications, PDAs, Web sites and print campaigns. Kristel has taken Master classes in 3-D Animation and Video Composing at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Los Angeles and has a BA from Javierana University in Bogota, Colombia

Jose Cortes is the lead phone programmer and has worked for Vodafone’s Research & Development group in Spain as part of a fellowship where he designed and built Android mobile applications. Jose also worked for several years with ARI Businesses Solution as a Web developer and with eLABORO as a product consultant. Jose has a Master in Mobile and Web Applications and a Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunications, both from Málaga University.

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