Blade is the user-experience expert and in addition to providing consulting service in Design-Thinking (www.bladekotelly.com), he is the Leader of Strategic Experience at Sonos where he leads the efforts to define the future experience that will fill your home with music.
Prior to joining Sonos, Blade was the VP Design & Consumer Experience at Jibo, Inc. where he was in charge of the industrial-design, human-factors, user-interface, brand, packaging, web experience supporting Jibo, the world’s first social robot for the home. Blade has also designed a variety of technologies including ones at Rapid7, an enterprise security-software company, StorytellingMachines, a software firm enabling anyone to make high-impact movies, Endeca Technologies, a search and information access software technology company, Edify and Speechworks, companies that provided speech-recognition solutions to the Fortune 1000.
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