Renowned Industrial Designer Scott Summit Joins Keyssa Advisory Board
Campbell, Calif. – February 3, 2016 – Keyssa, a leader in high-speed, contactless connectivity, today announced renowned industrial designer Scott Summit has joined its advisory board. Summit will lend his considerable expertise to bridge the gap between key industrial design firms and Keyssa’s innovative and award-winning Kiss Connectivity.
”Keyssa is proud to welcome a designer of Scott’s caliber to our advisory board,” said Eric Almgren, CEO of Keyssa. “Given the degree of transformation Kiss Connectivity is capable of, and the impact it can have on product design, we wanted an all-star industrial designer on our team.”
Summit founded Bespoke Innovations, which pushed the boundaries for body-based 3D printing and human need. Acquired by 3D Systems, he served as Design Director for three years, creating many groundbreaking consumer and professional products. As a designer, Summit has created innovative, award-winning mobile and desktop devices for Apple, Sun, Nike, Samsung, Silicon Graphics, and Think Outside among others.
“Kiss Connectivity is the kind of technology that brings future devices out of the realm of dreams and into the realm of right now,” said Summit. “I am very excited to work with Keyssa get this technology into the hands of innovative designers who will come up with use cases we can’t even imagine right now.”
Founded in 2009, Keyssa, Inc. developed its breakthrough Kiss Connectivity solution, based on a proprietary solid state connector that uses Extremely High Frequencies (EHF) to provide low-power, high-speed data transfer – securely and simply. With over 150 patent filings, Keyssa reinvented the connector. Managed by an experienced team of multidisciplinary technologists and standards experts, Keyssa is backed by high-profile investors including Alsop Louie, Intel Capital, Nantworks, Neuberger Berman, Samsung, and Dolby Family Ventures.
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