Tom Eich is Chief Technology Officer and Partner. He has led the Consumer Experience Design practice (CXd) and served as chief build officer for IDEO’s development across all locations and practices.
Since joining IDEO in 1996, Tom, has served as a portfolio leader, project manager, and lead engineer in the design of consumer electronics, technology product and service concepts, furniture and furniture systems, office and airline seating products, and home appliances. His work resides at the intersection of technology and the built world, from large to small scale interactions and behaviors.
An engineer by training, Tom developed advanced electronic products in the Silicon Valley for MicroUnity, Applied Signal Technology, ArgoSystems, and ROLM before joining IDEO.