Kevin Young, IDSA
SVP Product Experience
Kevin Young, IDSA, is passionate about creating product experiences that address user needs while solving business challenges. He understands that design thinking is a powerful tool in partnering with companies to envision breakthrough ideas.
At Continuum, Young leads the Product Experience Line of Business, maintaining the health and planning for the growth of the Product Experience business. Since joining Continuum in 1997, he has managed many successful and award-winning projects, including the One Laptop Per Child for the MIT Media Lab and the Compass Hospital Room System for Herman Miller. During his professional career, Kevin’s product design successes have resulted in 26 design awards and 18 US patents.
The Consumer Medical Device Explosion
As the worlds of medical devices and consumer products converge, there are exciting new opportunities and challenges when companies expand into uncharted waters. But what are the primary pitfalls and missteps that can be avoided when entering this new space? Kevin Young, IDSA, of Continuum will share best practices and the story of the iluminage Skin Smoothing Laser—an FDA approved Class II consumer health device that’s one of the world’s first Internet of Things devices in the beauty category.