Ryan Eder

Columbus, OH, USA
Collaborated with numerous Fortune 500 clients in various stages of product development.

Spearheaded a partnership with an Asian manufacturer to produce our own line of 'smart' kitchen products.

Founder of IncludeFitness - a company dedicated to providing accessible fitness equipment for those with disabilities.

Work Experience

IncludeFitness LLC

Founder & Chief Creative Officer

IncludeFitness LLC is a company dedicated to providing accessible fitness equipment for those with disabilities. The Company was launched after the success of The Access concept in the 2007 IDEA Awards.

Raised over $600K in investments. Current investor list includes Dayton Development Coalition, SOCC, Integrity Holdings, Priority Designs, Cincytech USA, BIOSTART, and Procter & Gamble. Completed a full scale proof-of-concept prototype, obtained an issued patent, hired an experienced CEO, developed a comprehensive 5 year business plan, built a strategic advisory board, and partnered with numerous organizations to launch the Company.
March 2006 - Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Priority Designs

Project Manager / Senior Industrial Designer

Work in all stages of product development: consumer research, trend analysis, brand development, concept generation, CAD development, visualization, product launch strategy, production coordination, IP protection, packaging development, presentation, etc. Clients include Nike, General Electric Appliances, Lowes, Black & Decker, Electrolux Appliances, Rawlings, STX, HoMedics and more.

Managed a royalty-based partnership between Priority Designs and Ansen Electronics; an Asian electronics manufacturer. Designed, managed and launched seven products including a family of ‘smart’ kitchen products now found in Target, Sur La Table, WalMart, Williams & Sonoma, Crate & Barrel and several large kitchenware resellers. Traveled to China twice to oversee production and launch.
June 2006 - Columbus, Ohio, United States

1pt21 LLC


June 2006 - Columbus, Ohio, United States

Ziba Design

Design Intern

January 2006 - March 2006 Portland, Oregon, United States

Priority Designs

Design Intern

January 2005 - September 2005 Columbus, Ohio, United States

General Electric (GE)

Design Intern

June 2004 - September 2004 Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Fisher Design

Design Intern

June 2003 - March 2004 Cincinnati, Ohio, United States


University Of Cincinnati

BS Industrial Design

September 2001 - June 2006 Cincinnati, Ohio, United States


Industrial Designers Society Of America (IDSA)

Gold, Best in Show, People's Choice


Spark! Awards

Silver Spark! Award - The Access


Industrial Designers Society Of America (IDSA)

Finalist - SmartMeasure


Industrial Designers Society Of America (IDSA)

IDEA Silver - Optitrack Prime 41


Core77 Awards

Professional Notable - Equipment - Optitrack Prime 41


Red Dot Awards - Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen

Red Dot Honourable Mention - SmartMix



Adobe Photoshop, Art Direction, Concept Sketching, Creative Strategy , Presentations, Visual Communication, Brand Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Keyshot, Maxwell Render,