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Rechis is a Twitter alum, where he led the development of Twitter’s mobile platform and has since worked with several industry powerhouses as an interaction designer, product manager and head of product. He was a member of the Android launch team at Google, and he’s played a key role in strategy and design for Kickstarter and Etsy, to name a few.

Rechis is a familiar face in Cornell Tech’s Studio, where he leverages his extensive experience designing platforms with engineers and is a hands-on mentor to both our computer science and MBA students as they work together on company and start-up projects.

His focus is on product design, ensuring that students think not just about the technical systems they’re building but about the user experience. Rechis helps students connect their engineering and business backgrounds with product design to produce new products and companies that have real impact. He is also active in the NY Tech industry, working at YouNow and advising for Spring and Classpass.

FEATURED COURSE

Product Studio (required)

Credits 3.0

In Product Studio you and a team of your classmates will respond to a "Company Challenge" by developing, testing, and presenting a new product or business idea. Previous challenges have been posed by organizations as diverse as the Robin Hood Foundation, Uber, Weight Watchers and Bloomberg.