The Atom Group
ATOM applied the principle of a consumer-focused orientation to the design process to answer our customer's call for a competitive and safety advantage. Through a combination of management insights and UX discipline, we delivered a remote control fire truck that solved design and usability issues to increase safety and efficacy.
ATOM focused on two design groups; manufacturing/mechanical repair and firefighters. Our insights produced usability and safety enhancements by walking the manufacturer through a design process that is thoughtfully focused on the consumer and not an engineering specification. This session will give you a first-hand walkthrough of the process, the major innovations and how we approached improving the user experience of an iconic fire truck.
A passionate believer in servant leadership, Jason assists the teams at ATOM in driving the company’s strategic initiatives, and brings more than 17 years' experience as a practitioner, technical strategist, investor and advisor. Previously, Jason was Head of Corporate Information Systems & Technology and Chief Security Officer for Health Data Compliance at AgaMatrix, Inc., and also held various engineering and strategic positions at FCI (Hubbell) and HP.
Jason is a graduate of Northeastern and lives in Concord, NH with his wife and 2 daughters. When not at work, he serves as advisor to technology start-ups in the Boston area, and is an instructor of Kendo and Kodokan Judo.