Spencer Reynolds

Design Portfolio and Blog

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April 14, 2015

Global Design Center: The Bay Area

I spent the last week in the Bay Area with some of my classmates from the BYU industrial design program visiting a variety of design consultancies and corporate offices. Silicon Valley is known internationally as the tech center of the world, but would you have considered it a design center? People think of Paris, London, …

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April 9, 2015

Keys to Success: Find a Mentor – Brian Probst

Over the last semester I cannot tell you how many times I have heard different entrepreneurs and businessmen talk about the importance of having good mentors. I feel lucky to have picked up a mentor and friend early on. I met Brian Probst, the CEO of CruxCase, a few years ago while interning for him …

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March 13, 2015

Interview w/ Design Consultant and Recruiter Thomas Lockwood

In an earlier post, I mentioned that I attended a presentation at the University of Utah on “The Value of Design in Business” by Thomas Lockwood of Lockwood Resources. The presentation really resonated with my personal vision and long term goals, so I reached out to Thomas afterward and set up a brief phone interview.

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March 3, 2015

Interview w/ Diogo Myrrha of Stoneway Capital

Earlier this semester, Jon Bradshaw of TinyTorch introduced me via email to Diogo Myrrha of Stoneway Capital. Diogo was kind enough to take time out of his busy schedule to sit down with me for breakfast this morning. Diogo has always been an entrepreneur. Growing up in Brazil, he started turning a profit by selling goods he had acquired …

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February 23, 2015

Interview w/ Darshan Rane of Ottobock

Darshan  Rane and I met each other at a presentation on Design in Business by Thomas Lockwood up at the University of Utah a few weeks ago. A couple of days after crossing paths, I sat down with one of my professors, David Morgan, to discuss my senior thesis project where I am designing a …

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February 19, 2015

Interview w/ Robbie Reid of Orbz Inc.

For my interview this week, Brian Probst recommended I talk to Robbie Reid. Robbie Reid seems to have done it all. After graduating from the University of Michigan in Finance, Robbie went on to be a pro basketball player overseas, become a financial analyst in New York, get a Harvard MBA, and work on Wall …

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February 15, 2015

Interview w/ Eddy Lee of Fenox Venture Capital

By recommendation of Paul Willard at Subtraction Capital, I reached out to Eddy Lee of Fenox Venture Capital for a brief interview. Eddy finished his undergrad in Electronics Engineering. After working for a few years as an engineer, he started an international PhD program through the National University of Singapore, and Université Claude Bernard (Lyon …

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