Uzanto Consulting is a New Delhi (Green Park) based product organization. They set up their office in Delhi (which was earlier in Sarvapriya Vihar) a little more than 3 years ago. Their American office is based at Mountain View, California. It consists of two founding principals: Rashmi Sinha and Jonathan Boutelle. The team as such is a small, tightly-knit team of developers and designers in India & US working with cutting edge technologies like Ruby on Rails, MySQL, and Amazon Web Services.
Uzanto’s flagship product slideshare is a great on-line service that allows any body to share a presentation on the web. Launched in October 2006 this service is gaining popularity – One quick look at their service tells you why. Their other product – MindCanvas launched in November 2005, is a research service that improves on online surveys. It uses Game-like Elicitation Methods (GEMs) to let online users participate in answering the complex questions that are faced in designing a product or service. You can read more about this service at http://www.themindcanvas.com/
Uzanto also offers consulting in the area of web product strategy. This involves around User Experience Consulting (usability of an interface), Web Product Conceptualization (what features to build), Rich Interfaces Consulting (Using technologies like AJAX, Flash etc to improve the web interface), Customer Research (through MindCanvas).
Some useful links
- A Posting from Jonathan about why should you work at Uzanto – http://www.jonathanboutelle.com/mt/archives/2006/03/did_i_mention_w.html