Come join us for Hardware Massive's New York chapter launch!
Please register here:
Our inaugural event will be featuring two influential internationally recognized designers/entrepreneurs/thought leaders.
Eric Chan - CEO & Founder of ECCO Design
Eric has years of international experience in design & product innovation. He has worked with global tech companies & startups including LG, Herman Miller, Panasonic, Samsung, GE, Lenovo, Audi & Toyota. He recently established EccoX, exploring & pushing physical design seamless integration with digital / virtual technology from wearable tech,IoT, to smart appliances. www.eccoid.com
Despina Papadopolous - CEO/Founder of Principled Design
Despina is the founder of Principled Design, a systems design & strategy studio specializing in wearable technologies, building prototypes, & working with organizations to introduce innovation at the intersection of social structure & technological possibility. Despina is recognized for her expertise in systems design & expert in e-textiles & fashion wearable technology with VF, Nivea, 7 For All Mankind, & most recent collaboration with Ralph Lauren along with other partners for the launch of the US Olympics heated jacket. principled-design.com
Moderator for this evening's event is Nga Nguyen, User Experience Designer for emerging technology & digital experiences for various clients, as well as Chapter Lead for Hardware Massive.
At this talk, you will gain insight to the current state of smart connected devices & wearable technology & its near future trajectory.
Our topics will include:
* The evolution of hardware leveraging various modalities, interfaces & materials as part of design
* Thinking holistically in systems & networks when designing a product from concept state & how it scales
* Given the rise of smart connected devices & impervious sharing of data a we will touch upon the ethics, social & cultural ramifications from the product that we design
* As designers, founders, stakeholders this talk will challenge us to think beyond objects/devices & how it will impact the body mechanics, cognition & how these devices are shaping use behavior
6:00 - 6:45 Networking
6:45 - 7:00 Introduction/Announcements
7:00 - 8:00 Speakers, Q & A
8:00 - 8:30 Networking continues
** PLEASE BRING A PHOTO ID FOR SECURITY ENTRY
***Please note that this is a Hardware Massive event for Hardware Massive members. If you attend & are not directly RSVP'd through the Hardware Massive event page, you will need to provide your name & email & approval for permission to register you onto our site at the door.