Tor Alden, IDSA
HS Design, Inc.
As principal and CEO of HS Design (HSD), Tor Alden brings expertise in design research, strategic thinking and innovative product development to all HSD programs. His passionate collaboration with clients has led to more than 40 patents and multiple design awards. His 25 years of experience ranges from complex life science, medical, pharmaceuticals delivery systems, wearables and consumer healthcare projects.
Alden is an avid speaker and writer, and consistently contributes to the technology, education and design industries. Actively involved in patient safety, he serves on the AAMI Human Factors Group Committee assisting with human factors use and usability guidance documents. Alden also serves on multiple advisory boards, and has served as chair of IDSA's Medical Special Interest Section.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in ID from Syracuse University and his MS in technology management from Stevens Institute of Technology.