Bob Welsh, IDSA | Stanley Black and Decker
Robert Welsh has been with DEWALT tools for 16 years as vice president of industrial design for Professional Power Tools at Stanley Black & Decker, an IDSA Patron. He has lead diverse design teams on three continents that deliver products in categories including woodworking, metalworking and portable tools. The work of his teams at Black & Decker generates over $1 billion in annual revenues.
Bob is a graduate of the Ohio State University where he completed a degree in Industrial Design and the Loyola College in Maryland where he completed an MBA.
Read more of what Bob thinks about design and running a studio in the IDSA series The Questions.
Read about tool design and what Bob has to say about designing a Dewalt tool in this Appliance Design article.