Cole Derby

Director, Industrial Design

Cole is a Director of Industrial Design at Whipsaw who has led projects for Olympus, Haier, Intel, Ceribell, Tascent, Blumio, Josh, Sprimo, Pacific Biosciences, Tile, Ekso Bionics, Koniku, Penumbra and others. Several of these projects have won major industry accolades and design awards.

Cole designs intuitively from the heart, netting solutions that are sublimely simple, exquisitely detailed and always contemporary. Science fiction film, experimental furniture and exotic cars inspire Cole to push the limits of his creativity.

Prior to joining Whipsaw in 2013, Cole worked for Motorola Mobility in Chicago and Sunnyvale where he worked on several smartphones, tablets and accessories. Cole graduated with a BFA in Industrial Design from College for Creative Studies in 2009.

Dan Harden
CEO, Principal Designer
Ari Turgel
Director, Industrial Design
Marco Berkhout
Director, Engineering
Mickey Makay
Principal Engineer
Dyana Chargin
Finance
Jane Moynihan
Director, Operations
Gabrielle Whelan
Director, Communications
Akifusa Nakazawa
Senior Industrial Designer
Wei Gu
Senior Industrial Designer / Manager of China Business
Galen Eliason-Carey
Senior Industrial Designer
Natalie Rowan
Senior Industrial Designer
Yale Shaw
Senior Industrial Designer
Mark Hearn
Industrial Designer
Carlos Terminel
Industrial Designer
Paul Gifford
Senior User Experience Designer
Benjamin Martin
Industrial Designer
Katie Hoose
Mechanical Engineer
Sam Vaughan
Operations
Daniel Cheung
Industrial Designer
Isabella Glenn
PR and Marketing Specialist
Walker Harden
Experience Design Lead
Cate Manansala
Visual Designer
Celine Wong
Industrial Designer
Lauren Hishinuma
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