June 24, 2021
As Vice President of Design and Experience, Tom leads the team that works to translate user insights to create meaningful product solutions. Tom works across the design continuum from early phase discovery work to later detailed phase commercial design. The team deploys a human-centered design approach that’s focused on usability and informs design decision making.
Tom works to deliver solutions leveraging a range of design tools and methods including contextual research, clinical observations, concept ideation, design concepts and story boards, concept generation, design language development, concept development and detailed industrial design, visual and information design, and instructions and labeling (IFU and QRG development). With over 15 years of experience in this space, he is well-versed in early phase medical device and consumer healthcare projects and has experience in many technology platforms such as wearables, surgical robotics, women’s health, diagnostic systems, and novel drug delivery systems.
Tom is also the course instructor for a college course between Brown Medical and Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) called Design + Health, which is focused on solving today’s healthcare challenges.