We are pleased to announce our newest advisory board members at The Innovation Garage®!
We are thrilled, honored and humbled to have them help us learn, grow, get smarter AND be available to assist in delivering further value to our clients.
Each has background and experience that covers many industries and global organizations.
Check out their profiles below.
We look forward to their advice, guidance and support.
Dave will help us build out our plans for long term growth so we can help our clients grow with us!
David Barker – Professional Summary
Dave has more than 30 years experience in technical and product design fields. His skills include conceptual product design and development. In addition to product design, development and project management, his areas of expertise are concept generation sketching, 2d and 3d computer design and visualization, user-centered design and ergonomic analysis.
Created and licensed a new patent-pending invention for an ergonomic, user-friendly wine opener
While at Diebold, he represented the needs of the Differently-Abled communities by recommending accessibility compliance, ADA and other global accessibility standards. Performed end-user research, accessibility and usability assessments of all Diebold product lines.
Named on 57 Patents, Design & Utility
Over 26 years experience at Diebold, Incorporated a global leader in providing innovative self-service technology, security systems and related services where he provided innovative, ergonomic and user-friendly designs during his role as manager of Human Factors and Usability within the Strategic Design Group.
He also carried out conceptual product designs as per marketing and consumer research with particular consideration to human factors and ergonomic analysis, product graphics, corporate image, model building. He also project managed the design of new products and product solutions including product concepts for trade shows.
Early experience at Diebold included the generation of 2d and 3d drawings for service technicians and bank tellers and technicians
Illustrated technical manuals for service and customer documentation, including exploded, isometric, perspective and assembly views.
Worked with teams of technical writers, engineers, and technical specialists to develop documentation for product manuals.
Dave has degrees in Industrial Design and Graphic Design, graduating with honors in both and is passionate about his faith in Christ, his love for his wife and two sons and interest for inventing new product ideas that enhance and facilitate healthy living.