Cole Derby

Director, Industrial Design

Cole is a Director of Industrial Design at Whipsaw who has led projects for Olympus, Haier, Intel, Ceribell, Tascent, Blumio, Josh, Sprimo, Pacific Biosciences, Tile, Ekso Bionics, Koniku, Penumbra and others. Several of these projects have won major industry accolades and design awards.

Cole designs intuitively from the heart, netting solutions that are sublimely simple, exquisitely detailed and always contemporary. Science fiction film, experimental furniture and exotic cars inspire Cole to push the limits of his creativity.

Prior to joining Whipsaw in 2013, Cole worked for Motorola Mobility in Chicago and Sunnyvale where he worked on several smartphones, tablets and accessories. Cole graduated with a BFA in Industrial Design from College for Creative Studies in 2009.