Dr. Ryan Brotman - Idea Couture

Co-Head CX, Design Research

As the co-head of Idea Couture’s Customer Experience practice, Ryan synthesizes insight and foresight into user experience strategies and related offerings.

In his 13 years of working as a leading human-centered design practitioner, Ryan has collaborated with clients in mobile and wearable electronics, intelligent transportation systems, telecommunications, healthcare delivery and insurance, consumer white box goods, and workplace environments. He has served as a visiting researcher at a variety of leading institutions, including the MIT Media Lab, Carnegie Mellon University’s Human–Computer Interaction Institute, and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. He has also served as a key contributor for both the MacArthur and NSF grants. His work has been featured in The Guardian and Discovery Channel Online, receiving nominations for a number of awards, include t3.com’s 2013 Innovation of the Year and the Interaction Design Association’s award for “Creativity and Self Expression.”

Prior to joining Idea Couture, Ryan held a senior research position leading user experience teams at Intel Labs. He holds PhD from Arizona State University’s Design School.

Dr. Ryan Brotman
Co-Head CX, Design Research