In the last decade I gained experience in running London and Budapest based firms, Small Sized Businesses in the SMEs category)
I closed one angle and two seed investments - one within the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS). I have additional experience in applying for EU tenders in the R&D startup sector
Through previous projects and positions I gained skills in management of small (1-10 persons) teams and projects. I also gained experience in defining the core values of company and business culture
Experience in developing a wide range of product types, from tailored to mass produced products that are solely tangible, digital, or “hybrid” constructions. Working with containing sensors and actuators capable of providing real-time interaction or augmented reality.
Managed and coordinated several production runs and managed the partnerships with a variety of localised manufacturers, small workshops and / or factories based in Shenzhen, Asia.
Preparing and packaging product pieces to be production ready – in scales of 1,000,000+. Additionally created numerous rapid prototypes for singular production and development.
Achieved an MA in design. Primary areas of focus were with creative design, product design, jewellery design, Computer Aided Design (CAD). All helped advance a wide range of techniques and methodologies for creating winning products.
Including painting, sculpture, ceramics, architecture and furniture I studied art-history covering the ancient to modern periods. My key influencers in Philosophy and Art were Platon, Rousseau, Danto, Eliade and Baudrillard.
I studied and practiced traditional metal and silversmithing techniques and gained first-hand experience about the nature and behavior of different materials.
Careful management through the development lifecycle of your tangible and digital products. Iteration with the aim to satisfy newly defined customer wants or markets.
Concept and product validation based on behavioral data. Strategic consultation for design and tech businesses looking for growth during pre-seed or seed stage(s).
Positioning products or ideas in the tech, business, culture triangle. Defining core values that are distinct from competitors – that both your teams, and your clients, can experience.
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