December 4, 2012 at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
McDonnell Douglas Hall, RM 1016
Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, Air Force ROTC, Aviation Science, Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Graduate Program, Physics
SPICE — Speakers Pioneering Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship — is a FREE ongoing speaker event to enhance the flavor of engineering education by bringing technology visionaries into direct contact with students and practitioners. The goal of SPICE is to influence the ecosystem by bringing role models in to educate the charms and challenges in realizing breakthrough innovations.
Join us by welcoming our next guest Bryce Rutter, Ph.D., Founder and CEO of Metaphase Design Group.
Many promise innovation, but few deliver. Join Dr. Bryce Rutter, a serial entrepreneur and Founder of Metaphase Design Group, Inc., the Leader in the research, ergonomics and design of breakthrough products for numerous prestigious global brands, as he breaks common myths of innovation and shares his User Centered Innovation Process referred to by the Wall Street Journal as “…a gold standard plan.”
Where: McDonnell Douglas Hall, Room 1016, 3450 Lindell Blvd St Louis, MO 63103
When: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
RSVP: Please visit the Event Website to register. If you have questions, please contact Nicole Germain at 314-977-7820.
Bryce Rutter Biography
Bryce is an expert in the field of handheld design and ergonomics, and is a specialist in innovation and business strategy. Through his vision, Metaphase has ReDefined Ergonomics by creating a brand new way to research and design products that work with the way people think, feel and behave, and has brought The Dignity Factor to the design of healthcare products that have created a new level of comfort, compassion, warmth, and humanity, thereby restoring dignity to people of all ages.
His leadership has consistently delivered award-winning innovative breakthroughs in Design, Ergonomics, Packaging and Research for the world’s most prestigious and influential brands including Sony, Pfizer, Microsoft, Dell, LG, Gatorade, John Deere, Gillette, Bausch & Lomb, Kraft and Revlon, to name a few.
Dr. Rutter has been a guest keynote speaker at several global conferences on design, written numerous articles for publication and has been a vocal advocate over the last 20 years for User-Centered Design Innovation.