DATHA Lecture: David Williams, Tech Entrepreneur

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Thursday March 15, 2012
      1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Location: Room 207 in the Health Systems Institute (HSI) Building, located at 828 West Peachtree Street, NW 2nd Floor Atlanta, GA 30332
  • Phone: (404) 385-8193
  • URL: http://www.hsi.gatech.edu/
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  • Fee(s):
    $0.00
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Contact

Claudia Rebola

crw@gatech.edu

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Design For Pain: Creating and Implementing a Marketable Product From Scratch

Full Summary: The Design and Technologies for Healthy Aging welcomes David Williams, Tech Entrepreneur, who will talk about "Comfe Designs" and how he designed and develop a product to reduce pain when handling technology devices. The meeting will be held on Thursday February 16th 9:30-11:30AM at Room 207 in the Health Systems Institute (HSI) Building, located at 828 West Peachtree Street, NW 2nd Floor Atlanta, GA 30332. Metered parking available at the address.

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The Design and Technologies for Healthy Aging welcomes David Williams, Tech Entrepreneur, who will talk about "Comfe Designs" and how he designed and develop a product to reduce pain when handling technology devices.

The meeting will be held on Thursday February 16th 9:30-11:30AM at Room 207 in the Health Systems Institute (HSI) Building, located at 828 West Peachtree Street, NW 2nd Floor Atlanta, GA 30332. Metered parking available at the address.

David Williams is a tech entrepreneur living in Greenville, South Carolina. David has a bachelors in English and a masters in Professional Communication. Having been laid off in early 2009, David chose to shoot for a PhD in Computer Science at Clemson University. He left the program a year later to become an entrepreneur. He began working as a communications director and programmer with other successful tech entrepreneurs in his area before launching his own business, Comfe Designs, in June of 2011.

This conversation will cover new product development and startup company formation from the perspective of a recent successful startup, Comfe Designs. David Williams, founder of Comfe Designs, will explain his design focus and philosophy as well as his experience starting a company with minimal dollars in one of the worst economic recessions in our country's history.

Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
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Groups

College of Design, School of Industrial Design

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Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
design technologies health aging
Status
  • Created By: Claudia Rebola
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Mar 6, 2012 - 5:40am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:58pm