Sameer Chavan


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Sameer has over 11yrs of industry experience designing user interfaces for desktop, mobile, speech and web applications. He holds a Masters degree in Industrial Design from IDC IIT Mumbai and Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. He has published papers, patents and has been a speaker at many conferences and colleges. He has conducted several usability tests & customer site visits in India & abroad. He is an active member of many HCI communities in India.
Currently working as Chief User Researcher and Interaction Designer for LG R&D Labs, Seoul, Korea. Previously, Sameer founded at, where he worked as UX consultant. Prior to this he worked as Vice President-User experience at Info Edge, Noida, India where he managed a team of UI designers, usability engineers, web designers and graphic designers working on job site(, matrimony site(, realestate (, etc. Before that he worked as Manager User Experience at ORACLE, hyderabad managing a cross cultural team operating from different continents. In his previous assignments he has also worked at Siemens, TechMahindra, Bajaj auto and Mahindra

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Nielsen, Lene, Chavan, Sameer (2007): Differences in Task Descriptions in the Think Aloud Test. In: Aykin, Nuray M. (eds.) UI-HCII 2007 - Second International Conference on Usability and Internationalization - Part I July 22-27, 2007, Beijing, China. pp. 174-180.