Sean Hägen, IDSA | Principal, Director of Research & Synthesis, BlackHagen Design
Medical Section Chair 2010-2011
Medical Section VIce Chair 2012-2013
Sections VP 2014-2016
Sean earned a Bachelor of Science in Product Design from The Ohio State University’s Industrial Design program, with an emphasis on human factors engineering, design research and design methodology. Sean has over 20 years of research and product development experience in a variety of industries ranging from luxury marine transportation and mission critical, ruggedized electronics to medical devices and user interfaces.
Since founding BlackHägen Design, Inc. (BH) in 1995, Sean has been the principal investigator for design research and usability design, within both institutional and home environments, across eighteen countries. His current focus at BH is in the management of the user research and insight translation phases of product development. That focus includes usability testing, user-centric innovation and establishing user requirements as they apply to product definition.
Sean has published articles on usability research and design as well as contributing to domestic and international standards for usability development processes. He was the IDSA Medical Section Chair from 2010-2013.
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