Welcome to the Advanced Manufacturing West 2019 Presentation Store. Here you can view and download conference and/or show floor theater presentations before, during, and after the event. If you’re looking for a presentation from a specific session that you’re unable to find here, note that it’s likely because the presenter has not provided permission for external use or has not yet shared their presentation with us. Please check back after the event for a more complete catalogue of available presentations.
As Director of Design at product design and innovation consultancy Karten Design for 22 years, Eric has led major design and innovation programs for consumer and medical device clients, including Baxter, Vyaire, Boston Scientific, and Earlens. Eric’s leadership and enthusiasm engenders a high level of creativity and design sophistication from all of Karten Design’s project teams. He blends his aesthetic sensibility, end user empathy, and strong awareness of market trends and business objectives to translate program requirements into compelling products with market appeal. Under Eric’s leadership, Karten Design’s products have won some of the industry’s top design awards, including IDEA Awards, the CES Innovations Awards, the Medical Design Excellence Awards, the Chicago-based GOOD Design Awards, and the iF Awards. Eric holds tandem design degrees from UCLA and Art Center College of Design.