Evan Shapiro

Evan Shapiro is a designer and engineer who has been working for IDEO since 2006, and currently resides in San Francisco. Evan works on a wide range of projects in varied capacities. He has built probabilistic simulations of electromechanical systems to optimize algorithms for medical injection devices, applied strategic problem solving and user research to develop a line of pet-care products, and helped to design and prototype compelling automotive user experiences.

Evan has two core passions at IDEO – leveraging a strong background in engineering and mathematics to tackle difficult science, engineering and system design problems, and applying hardware and software skills to develop and prototype experiences at the intersection of the physical and digital realms.

Before arriving at IDEO, Evan received a BSc in Electrical Engineering from Brown University, founded a small software company in Portland (OR), and worked as a successful professional poker player and instructor.