21 episodes

Product Stories is a podcast for product and design enthusiasts to understand how best designers and product managers work by telling them their stories and talking about the problems they solved that can inspire solutions and actions.

Product Stories Kaushik Murali

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

Product Stories is a podcast for product and design enthusiasts to understand how best designers and product managers work by telling them their stories and talking about the problems they solved that can inspire solutions and actions.

    #20. Designing Health CareProducts - Deepika from dVerse Labs

    #20. Designing Health CareProducts - Deepika from dVerse Labs

    This week, our guest is Deepika Gopalkrishnan. She is a Healthcare Designer and the founder of Dverse labs. It is a healthcare-based startup that started by developing disruptive technologies for combating COVID-19.   



    We take a deep dive into understanding how physical products are designed, and how she took her product from zero to one. We also talk about the challenges of being a designer as well as an entrepreneur and how she tackled them.



    Reach out to Deepika here:   

    🌎 Website: https://www.deepikagk.com/
    🔵 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/deepika-g-6b2481154/
    🐦 Twitter: https://twitter.com/deepika_gk
    📸 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/design_a_ton/?hl=en

    • 45 min
    #19. Diversity and Inclusiveness in Design - Kshipra from Razorpay

    #19. Diversity and Inclusiveness in Design - Kshipra from Razorpay

    This week, our guest is Kshipra Sharma who is currently a Lead Product Designer at RazorpayX. Kshipra started her career architect before moving into product design.   

    We take a deep dive into understanding concepts like diversity, inclusiveness, and what are discriminatory practices in design. We talk about the practices Kshipra and her team adopted to increase diversity in Razorpay’s design team and make it a more inclusive workspace. We talk a bit about how her journey in taking RazorpayX from 0 to 1 and what it means to a Lead Product Designer.

    Reach out to Kshipra here:   

    🌎 Website: https://kshiprasharma.com/
    🔵 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kshiprasharma22/
    🐦 Twitter: https://twitter.com/kshipra_sharma
    📸 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kshipra_sharma/

    • 51 min
    #18. Designer to Product Manager - Akash from Flipkart

    #18. Designer to Product Manager - Akash from Flipkart

    This week, our guest is Akash Kuttappa who is currently a Product Manager at Flipkart. Akash has previously worked in Scapic as the Head of Product, which eventually got acquired by Flipkart.   

    We take a deep dive into his journey of becoming a designer and then a product manager. We also talk about 3D and AR which is his domain of expertise. We also talk about what he is currently working on at Flipkart.   

    He is also the first guest who is a Product Manager on this podcast.  

    Reach out to Akash here:   

    🔵 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/akashkuttappa/
    🐦 Twitter: https://twitter.com/kttppa
    📸 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/akashkuttappa/

    • 58 min
    #17. Design Systems and Work at Google - Murari Jha from Google

    #17. Design Systems and Work at Google - Murari Jha from Google

    This week, our guest is Murari Jha who is currently a UX Designer at Google. He previously worked in notable companies such as Headout, Instamojo, and Bookmyshow.   

    We talk about design systems, a few very interesting design case studies from his days in Instamojo, and what it is like to work in a company like Google.

    Reach out to Murari Jha here:  

    🔵 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/creativemj/
    🐦 Twitter: https://twitter.com/iamcreativemj

    • 45 min
    #16. Working Abroad & Creating Side Projects - Darshan from GraphCMS

    #16. Working Abroad & Creating Side Projects - Darshan from GraphCMS

    This week, our guest is Darshan Gajara who is currently the Head of Design at GraphCMS in Berlin. Darshan also runs a newsletter called Product Disrupt which helps designers find resources and stories on design & tech.   

    We take a deep dive into his journey of moving abroad to work in Berlin, how he runs Product Disrupt, and a few stories from his freelancing days.   

    Product Disrupt: https://productdisrupt.com/
    Work Abroad (Waitlist): https://workabroad.guide/

    Reach out to Darshan here:   

    🌎 Website: https://darshan.design/
    🐦 Twitter: https://twitter.com/WeirdoWizard
    📸 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/DarshanGajara
    🔵 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darshangajara/

    • 1 hr
    #15. Problem Solving for Designers - Debashish from Twitter

    #15. Problem Solving for Designers - Debashish from Twitter

    In this week's episode, we have Debashish Paul who is currently at Twitter and previously worked at Facebook or now known as Meta where he invented many systems and interfaces with over 60 patents to his name.   

    We're going to dive into his journey as a designer in solving problems, his experience working in some of the biggest tech companies, and the process he follows.



    Reach out to Debashish here:   

    🔵 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/debstract/ 
    🐦 Twitter: https://twitter.com/debstract 
    📸 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/debstract/ 
    🌎 Website: https://debashishpaul.me/

    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Adarsh Panikkar ,

The content is GOLD!

I would definitely recommend it to anyone starting out in design or even for folks who are trying to grow in their careers. The amount of information and value that I have got from just a few episodes is just incredible and it shows the effort and dedication Kaushik puts into each of his episode. Looking forward to every new episode

Abhijit Bharadwaj ,

Great way to learn! Highly recommend this podcast!

I highly recommend Product Stories to anyone that works in the business of design, or even anyone interested in breaking into this field. Kaushik brings on some fascinating people and discusses key topics with them that give listeners valuable insights into the industry. These are hard to come by elsewhere. Great way to learn industry secrets and progress in your own journey!

srinivaskteja ,

Highly recommend for anyone into product!

This show has had some of the best undiscovered gems in the design world as its guests and the host, Kaushik is super meticulous and intentional about the kind of questions he asks. Highly recommend people who are interested/working in the product space to give it a listen! Excited for more episodes to come.

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