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Steve Takyama is a Co-Founder of NONOBJECT Deign & Innovation Studio and leads BriteObjects’ product development efforts. Formerly a senior Industrial Designer at IDEO, he has led the design of several successful products including the Cisco 7900 family of VoIP phones, Hoover Z-fold vacuum, Vocera Communications Badge, Advanced Bionics Auria, and many others. He holds 20 patents and has won numerous product awards including IDEA Gold, Silver, Red Dot, I.D. Magazine, and Neocon Silver. He earned a B.S. in Psychology from University of California at Berkeley, and a B.S. with honors in Industrial Design from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena.