Steve Johns is a Industrial Designer who has worked in numerous industries from housewares, lighting to wearables. He was the lead Product Designer with Pebble Technology that developed the world’s first mass produced smartwatch. Steve has experienced the full tech startup cycle. Early success with Pebble’s stellar launch on Kickstarter in 2012 led to shipping millions of products competing with Apple and Samsung and ultimate sale to Fitbit in 2016. During his time at Pebble, Steve worked from Vancouver and traveled to Silicon Valley and Asia to work with colleagues and key suppliers. It provided a breath of experience that he is eager to share with others. Steve has a passion for product development and wearables. He is currently working on a new Vancouver based tech startup venture.