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Evan Shapiro

Evan Shapiro
-, IDEO

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Evan Shapiro is a designer and engineer at IDEO in San Francisco. Evan works on a wide range of projects in varied capacities. He has built probabilistic simulations of electromechanical systems to optimize algorithms for medical injection devices, applied strategic problem solving and user research to develop a line of pet-care products, and helped to design and prototype compelling automotive user experiences.

Evan has two core passions at IDEO – leveraging a strong background in engineering and mathematics to tackle difficult science, engineering and system design problems, and applying hardware and software skills to develop and prototype experiences at the intersection of the physical and digital realms. Before arriving at IDEO, Evan founded a small software company in Portland, OR, and worked as a successful professional poker player and instructor.

Sessions

Machines
Location: Conference Center - Golden Gate Room
Travis Lee (IDEO), Simon King (CMU Design Center), Evan Shapiro (IDEO), Jon Wettersten (IDEO)
IDEO developed Noam to support the design of increasingly complex hardware + software prototypes. It is ideal for creating quick, iterative, flexible digital-physical experiences that require communication between disparate platforms. While the need for robust product development continues, we have found Noam can dramatically increase the speed and likelihood of arriving at the right idea. Read more.