As the team leader for design at Perfect Fitness (www.perfectonline.com), Ian is responsible for the look and feel of all brand touch points including product development, packaging, web, and print. Perfect Fitness is a fitness products company making high quality solutions around the functional movements of the body. Perfect Fitness products are sold direct on the web and television, specialty retailers, and mass market retailers. Perfect Fitness was named the #1 consumer products company and the #4 overall in the 2008 Inc. Magazine 500 awards and is currently available through direct television and over 30,000 stores internationally.
Ian was previously vice-president of Research and Design at Wham-O, a toy company located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Ian earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Brown University and a degree in industrial design from the Art Center College of Design. He has worked extensively in Asia and Europe. In the United States, he ran a design consultancy for 10 years (www.inventures.net) and has been the managing director of IDEO San Francisco, a product-development consultancy (www.ideo.com).
Associate Professor, Industrial Design