John Wilkening

John Wilkening

Industrial Designer
Location: Scotts Valley CA
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Over 10 years of leading Design and Development with some of the worlds most renowned sports companies. These brands include, Vans, O’neill, Giro, and Specialized Bicycles. As the Sr. Product Design Manager at Specialized I managed a $14M category, mentoring and supporting multiple direct reports.

I've been honored to win awards for my work, which has been patented and publicized worldwide, including a SIMA design of the year award.

As a design leader specialized in delivering innovative products, I've strived to inspire teams and create a collaborative environment. Regardless all the I have accomplished I alway remember to be humble, engaged and willing to listen.

Specialties: Creative leadership, Product Design & Development, Design Strategy, Consumer Insights, and Packaging

https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-wilkening-3b34b07

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