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).CrunchBase profile →
Latest from Tarikh Korula
The culture of hacking continues to bloom in New York, evidenced last weekend by Columbia's DevFest 2012. DevFest is entirely student run, and had workshops and support from local VC firms and startups. The event culminated with presentations of hacks and awards judged by Fred Wilson (USV), Chris Wiggins (HackNY), Dave Jagoda (Andreessen Horowitz), Ryan Bubinski (Codecademy) and myself (Uncommon… Read More
This past weekend, I find myself thinking about Steve standing at the crossroads of Art and Tech, and I wonder if this is what he had in mind as I navigate down a deserted industrial street in Bushwick and hone in on a crowd of smoking hipsters. I check in on Foursquare, unlock the Warhol badge and am greeted by a roomful of projects, projectors, PBRs, minimal sub genre and some of the city's most… Read More
Registration is officially open for our fourth Hackathon, and we'd love to make it our biggest yet! We promise more pizza, more caffeine and more glory than ever. We had 700 registrants for the last event in New York -- let's top it! The format remains the same - a little less than 24 hours to create a hack on site and present a working demo to an audience of developers, press and industry… Read More