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INDUSTRY Manifesto
INDUSTRY Manifesto

DEFINE WHAT'S NEXT

OUR MISSION

INDUSTRY IS A DESIGN CONSULTANCY. WE HELP BRANDS IDENTIFY OPPORTUNITIES AND DEFINE WHAT’S NEXT.

DAVID
THORPE

David is co-founder of INDUSTRY. For over 25 years, he has transformed organizations by leading innovation across all disciplines. David is a designer with engineering roots - he connects design strategies to client’s business goals.

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KAITLIN
PAUL

Kaitlin is co-founder of INDUSTRY. She is a seasoned account executive and operations director with a passion for design. Kaitlin translates complex business problems into simple creative solutions, as she guides clients toward success.

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OVED
VALADEZ

Oved is co-founder of INDUSTRY. He is a product and brand expert with a focus on experience design. Oved anticipates market and consumer shifts, translates opportunities into action, and connects big ideas with results.

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TOM
LAKOVIC

Tom is co-founder of INDUSTRY. He is an interaction design thought leader and an advocate for the appropriate application of technology to create meaning. Tom is a prototyper by nature, of both digital and analog experiences.

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MERAL
MIDDLETON

Meral is co-founder of INDUSTRY. She is an accomplished brand and design strategist - connecting brands and consumers through design. Meral is an expert storyteller who fuses insights with action to communicate brand vision.

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KENNETH
WEIGELT

Kenneth is a senior experience designer. He leads innovation across products, services, and environments. Kenneth is an immersive designer; he gathers insights, decodes concepts, and guides global design execution.

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AMY
CHRISTENSEN

Amy is a senior account director. She effectively draws a straight line between client strategy and creative completion. Amy is an executive producer with a history of driving sports, entertainment, start-up, and lifestyle brand initiatives.

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JESS
PUTTERMAN

Jess is a culture curator and client experience champion. She is a project manager, marketing specialist, and event planner. Jess drives businesses forward as she intuitively connects the dots between people, lifestyles, and trends.

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ROBB
HUNTER

Robb is an industrial designer who specializes in form development and surfacing. He is a product strategist with a deep understanding of materials and manufacturing. Robb bridges the gap between strategy and actionable design.

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GARETT
STENSON

Garett is a strategic marketing director. He is a business designer and creative marketing expert. Garett balances brand management, digital initiatives, events, PR, overall client experience and growth.

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NATASHA
MICHALOWSKY

Natasha is a trends and insights analyst. She is a color, material, and finish expert who tells one-of-a-kind stories. She designs relevant products, inspires new ideas, and communicates visually in both physical and digital form.

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RAYMOND
BESSEMER

Raymond is a hybrid industrial and interaction designer. He is an information architect, digital prototyper, and video producer. Raymond fuses the physical and digital world to create meaningful user experiences.

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DONNA
BLOCHER

Donna is a senior operations expert. With nearly 30 years of agency experience, she is a knowledgable veteran in the design world. Donna is a systems-wide thinker and skilled controller.

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KAI
HALSINGER

Kai is a creative director with technical expertise. His focus is storytelling, user experience, and product design. Kai leads programs with a unique combination of strategic and business context.

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TEAM

DAVID
THORPE

David is co­founder of INDUSTRY. For over 25 years, he has transformed organizations by leading innovation across all disciplines. David is a designer with engineering roots ­ he connects design strategies to client's business goals.

LinkedIn

KAITLIN
PAUL

Kaitlin is co­founder of INDUSTRY. She is a seasoned account executive and operations director with a passion for design. Kaitlin translates complex business problems into simple creative solutions, as she guides clients toward success.

LinkedIn

OVED
VALADEZ

Oved is co­founder of INDUSTRY. He is a product and brand expert with a focus on experience design. Oved anticipates market and consumer shifts, translates opportunities into action, and connects big ideas with results.

LinkedIn

TOM
LAKOVIC

Tom is co­founder of INDUSTRY. He is an interaction design thought leader and an advocate for the appropriate application of technology to create meaning. Tom is a prototyper by nature, of both digital and analog experiences.

LinkedIn

MERAL
MIDDLETON

Meral is co­founder of INDUSTRY. She is an accomplished brand and design strategist ­ connecting brands and consumers through design. Meral is an expert storyteller who fuses insights with action to communicate brand vision.

LinkedIn

KENNETH
WEIGELT

Kenneth is a senior experience designer. He leads innovation across products, services, and environments. Kenneth is an immersive designer; he gathers insights, decodes concepts, and guides global design execution.

LinkedIn

AMY
CHRISTENSEN

Amy is a senior account director. She effectively draws a straight line between client strategy and creative completion. Amy is an executive producer with a history of driving sports, entertainment, start-up, and lifestyle brand initiatives.

LinkedIn

JESS
PUTTERMAN

Jess is a culture curator and client experience champion. She is a project manager, marketing specialist, and event planner. Jess drives businesses forward as she intuitively connects the dots between people, lifestyles, and trends.

LinkedIn

ROBB
HUNTER

Robb is an industrial designer who specializes in form development and surfacing. He is a product strategist with a deep understanding of materials and manufacturing. Robb bridges the gap between strategy and actionable design.

LinkedIn

GARETT
STENSON

Garett is a strategic marketing director. He is a business designer and creative marketing expert. Garett balances brand management, digital initiatives, events, PR, overall client experience and growth.

LinkedIn

NATASHA
MICHALOWSKY

Natasha is a trends and insights analyst. She is a color, material, and finish expert who tells one­-of­-a­-kind stories. She designs relevant products, inspires new ideas, and communicates visually in both physical and digital form.

LinkedIn

RAYMOND
BESSEMER

Raymond is a hybrid industrial and interaction designer. He is an information architect, digital prototyper, and video producer. Raymond fuses the physical and digital world to create meaningful user experiences.

LinkedIn

DONNA
BLOCHER

Donna is a senior operations expert. With nearly 30 years of agency experience, she is a knowledgable veteran in the design world. Donna is a systems-wide thinker and skilled controller.

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KAI
HALSINGER

Kai is a creative director with technical expertise. His focus is storytelling, user experience, and product design. Kai leads programs with a unique combination of strategic and business context.

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OUR PHILOSOPHY

We believe in building brands from the inside out, through the rapid design and prototyping of experiences. Drawing from many years of experience, our work begins at the core of the design challenge and bridges the gap between strategy and execution. Our purpose is to deliver design and innovation that has an impact on people and shifts the market.