Head of the Dublin Design Studio, IBM Master Inventor | IBM Ireland
Fred is the Head of Dublin Design Studio one of a global network of IBM Design’s cultural spaces built for collaboration, where designers learn, practice and share new ways of thinking about design. He is an innovator and an inventor with over 60 patents filed, 42 patents issued and numerous publications and citations. In a designer capacity, his strengths are User Research and User Experience with years of practice as a Design Thinker and Problem Solver.
His background is in Software Engineer, he holds a MSc in Product Management, a BA in Business Studies, Post-graduate in UX design (on-going), and other diplomas in Management, Software Engineering and the Computer Science fields.
Specialties includes Social Computing and Advanced Collaboration Product expertise (User Research, User Experience, Product Management and Architecture), Innovation, Business Development, Integration, IBM Patent Process, Project Management, and People Management.