Hardware, Software & the Internet of Things
June 23–25, 2015 • San Francisco, CA
Ryan Vinyard

Ryan Vinyard
Engineering Lead, Highway1


Ryan is the engineering lead at Highway1, a hardware-focused startup accelerator located in San Francisco under parent company PCH International. He is a Mechanical Engineer who came to PCH through its consulting arm Lime Lab, where he developed consumer products for Fortune 500 brands. Previous to PCH, Ryan worked at startups in the cleantech and electric vehicle space where he developed novel powertrain, motor control, and thermal systems. Ryan holds a B.S. in product design from Stanford University.


2:05pm–2:45pm Wednesday, 06/24/2015
Get It Made
Location: Fire House
Ryan Vinyard (Highway1)
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Many hardware projects involve hundreds or even thousands of prototypes, though the public will typically only see one 3D prototype representative of the final product. Each prior prototype should be a test to determine the right final product to build. By using the appropriate prototyping methods at each development stage, companies can be more certain that they end up shipping the best product. Read more.