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Industrial Designer

Innovation Consultant

Mechanical Engineer

French, Born in Athens GREECE, 1976

Currently living in Boston, MA, USA

serge@sergeroux.com

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WORK EXPERIENCE

2009 - present

Senior Consultant - Industrial Design & Innovation management - CAMBRIDGE CONSULTANTS (Boston, MA)

I manage innovation projects, ranging from product design to redefining product, service and technical roadmaps for clients in the Med tech industry. The field includes drug delivery devices, surgical and interventional tools, diagnostic tools and last but not least connected health.
I link creavity sessions, patent and business inteligence, industrial design, Life-Cycle Analysis, and rapid prorotyping to create high value products, and accompagny the process until design for manufacture to ensure user-oriented focus throughout the design cycle.

My everyday work involves costumer relationship, commercial proposals, sketching, CAD drawing and rendering, HMI design, supplier management and of course project management.

I am also in charge of benchmarking and inventing new tools and processes for design adn creativity.

Specialties: Product Design, Eco-design, Product Styling, Mechanical engineering, Product & Service Creativity workshop facilitation, Innovation decision-making processes, Extreme Functionnal Analysis facilitation, Human-Machine Interface, Graphic Design,…

2004 - 2009

Industrial Design Lead at Pr(i)me - Altran Group (Paris, FRANCE)

Management of innovation projects, ranging from product design to redefining product and technical roadmaps for clients in the most various sectors of industry.
Linking creavity sessions, TRIZ analysis, patent and business inteligence, industrial design, Life-Cycle Analysis, and rapid prorotyping to demonstrate high value concepts.

Clients came from sectors as various as Automotive, Luxury, Health, Petroleum, Train interiors, Military, and Telecommunications…

Specialties: Product Design, Eco-design, Product Styling, Mechanical engineering, Product & Service Creativity workshop facilitation, Innovation decision-making processes, Extreme Functionnal Analysis facilitation, Human-Machine Interface, Graphic Design,…

2000 - 2004

Consultant in Industrial Design at ALTRAN Technologies (Paris, FRANCE)

Interface between Engineers, Stylists and Ergonomicists for Peugeot Citroen for the definition of 3 new-technology-ladden concepts cars
Definition of industrial products (both styling and engineering) for mass consumer goods.

Directed the industrial CAD Team of Compin for the new TGV Seats (interface with MBD Design and the SCNF)

Founded the Industrial Design Competency Center for Altran Technologies

1998 - 1999

Training as a Mechanical Engineer at H. I. Shapiro & Associates (NY, USA).

Structural design of temporary structures and Structural check of mobile cranes in view of NYC approval.

EDUCATION

2006

Training in Innovation management
Synectics

2000

Master in Industrial Design, UTC
(Technological University of Compiegne)
FRANCE

1999

Engineering Diploma in Mechanics, INSA
(National Institute of Applied Sciences)
Lyon, FRANCE

1994

French Baccalaureat, C-option
(Math and Physics majors)
Athens, GREECE

LANGUAGES

Trilingual French | English | Greek

Fluent Spanish

SOFTWARE

Solidworks | Keyshot | Blender | Photoshop | Illustrator

HONORS & AWARDS

2015-2016

Showcase of XMA Design for Zodiac  – Invention/Design exhibition – Musee des Arts & Metiers, Paris, FRANCE

2011

Winner | Maggie Award – MDDI February 2010 Cover Art

2010

Winner | Janus de l’industrie – Orange Open Trade platform
Finalist | IDEA awards – Syreen eco-designed pre-filled syringe

2008

Nominee | Observeur dy Design – SplitPack

2007

Single Nominee | Eco-design Pro Carton France packaging contest – SplitPack

2006

Star selection | Observeur du Design contest – XMA Rack (Zodiac)
Selection | Biennale International du Design de St-Etienne – Eco-design Section – Lufo3W Thermogenerator

2005

Best French Innovative Offer | Altran Group

2004

3rd Prize | Internationnal Re?bus bus design contest (UITP)- Meridienne bus concept

LECTURES

2015

Guest lecturer, IDSA conference, Boston
Guest lecturer, Innovation processes, TUFTS university, Boston

2013

Innovation workshop facilitator, MD&M Minneapolis

2011

Guest lecturer , Innovation & Engineering program,  HARVARD university

2007-2008

Teacher, Innovation Management, Institut Superieur d’Optique.
Guest lecturer, Innovation and Industrial Design, Ecole de Mines de Saint-Etienne

2007

Member of the jury for Industral Design Master diplomas, Université Technologique de Compiegne

HOBBIES

Movies | Everything Hard SF | Drawing | Surf | Golf | Snowboard