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Thaniya Keereepart

Brooklyn, New York, United States
Head of Mobile + Platforms

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Thaniya currently heads up TED's media initiatives on mobile and connected devices. She is responsible for overall strategic direction, investment, product management, growth, and operations on all non web platforms owned and operated by TED. Thaniya joined TED in early 2010 where she created the product development team as well as spearheaded all mobile development efforts. She built a cross-disciplinary team of product professionals: managers, designers and researchers who work side by side engineers within the larger technology group. Her role eventually moved into running the business of TED on apps. Her passion lies in the intersection of human-computer interaction, design, and behavioral economics. Her work has been recognized by numerous awards, including Emmy, Peabody, Adobe MAX, Webby, and the National Design Award. Prior to this, Thaniya was Director of Product Development at Major League Baseball Advanced Media, where she was primarily responsible for MLB's popular real-time game tracker, Gameday, as well as the award winning MLB.TV and other live game experience applications. Prior to joining TED's dynamic team she has assumed the roles of data engineer, front-end engineer as well as user experience designer for over 14 years working with many Fortune 500 companies and start-ups alike.

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