MINIMAL is a product realization and brand innovation consultancy creating disruptive products and experiences across a diverse range of industries. As design director at MINIMAL’s Chicago headquarters, Kyle Buzzard is leading design and innovation programs for Fortune 500 companies, as well as exploring uncharted territory in partnerships with startups and entrepreneurs. Over his career he has helped launch countless products for corporations like Google, Logitech, Cisco, and Intel, and for startups including Highfive, Livescribe, Zone Mouthguard, and Ullo. Kyle is named inventor on numerous patents, and has won over two dozen international design awards including RedDot, IF, IDEA, Good Design, D&AD, Spark, and C77DA.