Larry Fenske, IDSA | Virginia Tech
In a design career spanning 25 years, Larry Fenske has led the industrial design efforts at two of the largest product development firms in the Midwest. He holds 26 US and International patents and has received national and international recognition for his work. His past clients include GE Healthcare, 3M, S.C. Johnson and Motorola. Fenske is a professor of practice in the Industrial Design Program at Virginia Tech where he teaches design research methodologies and a variety of industrial design studio courses as well as heading up the Virginia Tech CoLab—a hub for inter-disciplinary discovery, design and development. He obtained a master's in industrial design from Purdue University and has been involved in several social impact projects in rural communities of Southeast Asia.