1:00PM — Cowgill 300
Ayan is a Senior Human Centered Industrial Designer at Ximedica. He uses systems level thinking to synthesize complex, multi-layered problems in the medical industry, to create usability driven solutions. This process requires a dynamic design skillset, collaboration with cross-disciplinary teams, and the ability to advise and guide a client through the medical development process. Since graduating from Virginia Tech in 2013, Ayan has honed his skills at various start-ups and corporations, culminating at Ximedica. He mentors and advises at various colleges, and is the Co-Founder and CEO of nuway, developing safety equipment for passengers, on motorcycle taxis, in Uganda.