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Partner | Essential Design
As a Partner at Essential Design, a leading innovation strategy and design consultancy, Scott Stropkay advises companies on cross-functional innovation, and uses design thinking methods to align management, marketing, R&D, engineering, and manufacturing goals in new product development processes. Scott designs products that simplify the experiences of end users with new technologies. Working in the areas of human factors, industrial design and user-experience design, he has helped clients develop robots, industrial equipment, medical devices, consumer products, and the range of control and feedback user interfaces for those systems. Prior to Essential Design, Scott lead IDEO’s Boston-based industrial design and human factors team and Fitch’s Boston-based design team.