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Dave Franchino, President, Design Concepts Inc.

Dave Franchino

Dave Franchino serves as President of Design Concepts Inc. Dave has a passion for business innovation and tremendous insight into the strong link between design thinking and business strategy. He is a frequent lecturer on design and innovation having lectured at Stanford University and UW Madison and presented at the Product Development Management Association, American Marketing Association, and many other organizations. Dave draws on his diverse experiences as a manager within a Fortune 50 business, a small business owner, an entrepreneur, a consultant, and a mechanical engineer. He coaches and mentors his clients on developing and sustaining innovative cultures and creating world-class design solutions with true business impact. At Design Concepts, a leading product design and innovation consultancy, Dave is responsible for leading the management team, providing guidance on tools and methods and mentoring project teams.