Maker Faire Bay Area 2014

From Concept to Consumer — Searching for the Next Steve Jobs

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Sunday12:00 PM12:30 PMCenter StageWatch Video

In this talk, Brady and Katherine will represent two ends of an innovator's journey; from concept to consumer
Brady Forrest, who leads the Highway 1 accelerator program will speak to a company's earliest stages — taking something from concept, to prototype, to manufacturable product. He will speak to some of the common pitfalls and often underutilized resources for hardware startups
Katherine Hague, co-founder of ShopLocket, has worked with hundreds of companies launching and growing hardware businesses online. She will speak to the challenges of rising above the noise to launch a consumer product.

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Katherine Hague — Co-Founder


Katherine Hague is Co-Founder of ShopLocket, a PCH Solutions company and platform for hardware entrepreneurs looking to bring innovative products to life and into the hands of visionary consumers.

Brady Forrest — VP


Brady Forrest is the Head of PCH's new incubator, Highway1, and is on the lookout for the next great piece of hardware.