Great People, Great Design, Great Fun

About Speaker: Chuck Pelly is a 45-year veteran of the design industry and is a world-renowned product, seating, auto and transporta- tion designer. He is the founder/former President of Designworks/USA, which grew to be one of the world’s top 10 de- sign consultancies and became a wholly owned subsidiary of BMW Group.Chuck has been awarded more than 40 U.S. and foreign patent, has received numerous awards for his design work, has taught and lectured broadly, served on many boards, has been President of the Industrial Design Society of America, and an IDSA Fellow since 1994.Chuck is passionate about human- izing technology by increasing comfort, beauty and function to people through a better understanding of humans in their universal context. He is a graudate from ArtCenter College of Design.