Design + Engineering

Filmed on August 16, 2018 in San Francisco

Ryan is passionate about building great user experiences, and at Frog he helps define a product vision from the inside out. In this talk, he explores why we as a design society are failing at hardware, and how we can use marketing and engineering to return to product prosperity. Ryan will also discuss the matter of beauty versus ugliness, and how perspective affects our views.

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Ryan Wickre
Senior Mechanical Engineer at frog design
Ryan is passionate about building great user experiences, and at frog he helps define a product vision from the inside out. His work includes products for startups like BSX, Heatworks, GuardHat, Towerview Health, and Voyo, as well as established brands like Bayer, Honeywell, Mars, and Polk Audio. His work has been awarded the Red Dot for the Heatworks Model 3, the BraunPrize for the Revolver personal wind turbine, along with awards from CES, SEMA, and others.