Niara Ahmed, currently works for NXP Semiconductors as a developer. She is a part of a team that develops and maintains the mobile system solution. Her experience in the embedded system domains is nearing four years of completion.
Her project during her internship at Philips in 2004 was selected for the Asian Finals , held in China , this year as part of the Quality Improvement Competition, held worldwide
In 2006, she volunteered at a non-profit, Parikrma where she helped tutor kids.
In 2007, she co-founded her own company, ion.co.in, with two of her closest friends, Vikram and Swaroop. She enjoyed being part of every phase in step1 from sourcing of raw materials to pricing, from branding to customer support. After completing a successful stint at ion, she has now moved onto other projects that keep her busy.
In her 24 years, she has wanted to live her life as differently each day as possible.
An avid reader, her passion lies in travelling, books, music, running,and life in general.