Kent Bogdan, IDSA | Disck's Sporting Goods Senior Designer
15 years experience in the industrial and graphic design industry.
Innovative, collaborative visionary design leader with proven track record to deliver on business strategies throughout product life cycle resulting in projects delivered on time and on budget. Possess exceptional communication skills, leading high-performance teams to conceive, design, realize, and achieve project objectives.
Rachel Powers is a Design Leader with 20 years of experience designing meaningful product experiences for consumers and businesses. She has worked with companies such as Apple, Google, HSBC, Intel, Motorola, Oracle and Yahoo, among others, and has won many international awards.
Thomas Illick, IDSA | IDE Incorporated Director of Marketing and Sales
Thomas Illick is Director of Marketing and Sales, responsible for new business development and client services. In addition to cultivating new design and development opportunities with new and current clientele, Thomas ensures that our clients’ strategic goals and objectives are front and center throughout the entire project cycle. Thomas is, in essence, our clients’ representative within IDE.
Francis Fave, IDSA | Garmin Industrial Designer II
KC Chapter Vice Chair
Contributed to an IDEA 2012 Finalist winner; a simple but successful solution for Legrand Wiremold’s power behind the wall for flat screen TVs.
Francis is a proactively determined, intellectually curious, and always driven to make all things better. He is a realist but driven industrial designer who searches to deliver beautiful, engaging products. At home in the fog of design’s ambiguity.
Pip Tompkin, IDSA | Pip Tompkin Studio Founder and Creative Director
Pip Tompkin is the founder and creative director of Pip Tompkin Studio, a highly successful design Studio based in Los Angeles, California. The company is known for its Big Think and Big Idea methodology which has helped companies from all over the world develop unique, extraordinary highly successful products, product strategies, UX solutions and brands.
IDSA Merit Award Nominee, 2014 UIC IDSA Lock-In Winner 2014
Lefie is a well-rounded designer, artist, maker, and entrepreneur. Her related interests include printmaking, machine knitting, Arduino, minimalism, and product licensing. Lefie is currently employed in luggage design at Ricardo Beverly Hills in Kent, Washington.