Ari Turgel

Director, Industrial and Interaction Design

Ari thrives on the opportunity to create a better user experience, deeper product immersion, perfect human factors, and ultimately an enhanced livelihood for the end user. His specialties are medical and entertainment system design where foolproof usability and highly effective communication are a must. Ari has designed for clients Optovue, Thermo Scientific, Sciex, Aristocrat, AGS, Arris, Dell, Dionex, IGT, Infinite Z, Leitz, M–Audio, and Zebra Technologies. His design work has been seen in Axis, BusinessWeek, Business 2.0, Innovation, Fast Company, Instrument Business Outlook, PC Magazine, and Popular Science.

Prior to joining Whipsaw in 2000 Ari worked at GVO and graduated from San Jose State University with a BS of Industrial Design. He is an avid cook and travels to exotic places for inspiration on both food and design.

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