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Royalty Me This: Design + Learning + Success (Hybrid Format)
September 16 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
| TIGER Talk
Please register by 10 pm, Thu Sep 15.
Hybrid format: select either “In-Person” or “Virtual via Zoom.”
On the evening of Sep 15, we’ll send a reminder email (including the Zoom link) to all who’ve registered.
Innovate New Albany is excited to host Robert Mora, a visionary and creative product design expert. Robert is also the Founder of Awaken Koala, a firm established to help companies succeed by building DREAM BRANDS they are excited to be offering, products that their customers are excited to buy and own!
- Connected design students with professionals; connected educators and school leaders with relevant businesses
- Provided students the opportunity to work on real-world projects, creating original furniture designs
- Engaged Sinar Sri Rejeki Utomo of Indonesia to manufacture
- Partnered with local retail company, Grid Furnishings, to distribute and sell chosen designs
- Set up royalty agreement with each student, directing a percentage of revenue from each item sold to its student-designer
Personal bio from Robert Mora:
“I was born in Ecuador to an amazing family who sold everything and moved our family to Ohio to find the American Dream. It still happens!
I graduated from OSU with a BS in Industrial Design and have been working (It’s hard to call it work when I love what I do) in this field for over 20 years. Giving breath to an idea and fostering that to fruition with a focused team drives my passion in my professional life. Being fortunate to see my ideas developed and produced in a team environment has kept me inspired in this field that I love.
My goal is to contribute to creating an environment that promotes world-class innovation and ultimately delivering solutions that work through outstanding project management.:
Like all TIGER Events, this one is FREE.
Hybrid Format – Event Timeline:
11:30 am – Lunch & Socializing (In-Person Participants)
11:50 am – Connect via Zoom (Virtual Participants)
11:55 am – Introduce Yourself to All (In-Person & Virtual Participants)
12:05 pm – Hand-off to Robert
1:00 pm – Wrap
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