Tarikh Korula is an entrepreneur and hacker based in New York. He is currently Co-founder and CEO of Mahaya.
Prior to Mahaya, Tarikh Founded Uncommon Projects, a pioneering, New York-based Research, Development and Design Studio for Mobile, Web and Tangible Computing. Uncommon worked publicly and privately for Fortune 500 companies, including Yahoo!, consistently shipping world class technology.
Uncommon Projects was a winner at Yahoo’s first open Hack Day and their project, ybox, was featured at Maker Faire, in Making Things Talk and lives on as open source kits. Korula is a root member of NY Hacker, operator of the Hackdaze list and has been an organizer or judge for all the TC Disrupt Hackathons.
Tarikh has spoken on hardware and software prototyping at the Web 2.0 conference, Maker Faire, Jelly Talks and Etech. He has guest lectured on design/prototyping at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), SVA’s MFA in Interaction Design program (IxD) and the Parsons Design Technology Program.
Tarikh’s multidisciplinary work has won a Media Alliance Sound Art Fellowship, and was recently featured in Transmission Art (MIT/PAJ). Korula has also performed at PS1, and exhibited at The New Museum, New York and internationally. He has written for Punk Planet, Make Magazine and TechCrunch. He received his Masters from the Interactive Telecommunications Program at NYU (ITP).