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Christopher is a highly experienced product designer with expertise in innovation strategy, user-centered design, and product development.  His passion for and focus on conceiving smart, informed, and inspired designs have resulted in iconic and commercially successful products.  He has designed for a broad range of industries and product categories.  He was recently the design director at PMI (Pacific Market International) a house wares company with the Aladdin and Stanley brands.  He was a senior industrial designer at Microsoft where he designed and developed a number of Microsoft’s hardware products. 

Prior to joining Microsoft, he was a pioneering member of ZIBA Design where he was involved in designs for clients including Apple, Sanyo, FedEx, Hewlett-Packard, NCR and a host of others. 

He has also taught at the University of Washington and was a consultant on design promotion, policies, and strategies for the UNDP (United Nations Development Program), and the Philippine Department of Trade & Industry.  For his work, he is a recipient of several international design award including  IDSA’s Design Excellence Award; and he currently holds over 30 design and utility patents.

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