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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,