Matt is a food fanatic, a computer scientist, and an entrepreneur, Matt’s worlds are happily colliding in the Food + Future coLAB. As Managing Director at IDEO coLAB, Matt is responsible for leading day-to-day efforts, specifically design and exploration, and helping teams create prototypes of new ventures. The Food + Future coLAB is a collaboration between Target, IDEO, and MIT Media Lab to explore new technologies and create new ventures that will tackle major food-related challenges on the horizon.
Elizabeth is a design thinking evangelist who believes in harnessing the power of creativity to solve global business challenges. By unearthing human insights, Liz co-creates customer-centric experiences that have the power to transform the enterprise. She currently works at IBM as the Global Design Services Director/Chief of Staff. Specialties: Design, prototyping, digital media, strategy, branding, negotiation, managing P&L, teaching, public speaking and business development.
Liam Casey of PCH International speaks on why changing distribution models will promote hardware innovation
Two students used rapid prototyping to overhaul a common item to be less wasteful and easier to use.