IDSA SF - Nest: A Design Journey From Founding to Acquisition


The Nest Thermostat set a new standard for design in the smart home and reset the paradigm for how technology serves us. Understanding of real needs and habits merged with the potential of technology yielded groundbreaking products with a higher bar for aesthetics and function. Join us at Bould Design, the studio responsible for the Industrial Design of Nest’s first three products, to hear about Nest’s design journey from a diverse panel of perspectives including industrial design, engineering, business, and venture capital. Note: this event is not affiliated with Google or Nest in any way.


Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 6 - 9pm


Bould Design
1135 North Amphlett Boulevard
San Mateo, CA 94401 View Map

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Fred Bould, IDSA
Founder and Design Director at Bould Design

Matt Rogers
Co-founder, former Chief Product Officer and VP of Engineering at Nest

Shige Honjo 
Former Senior Director, Product Management and Engineering Program Management at Nest

Trae Vassallo
Former General Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers