Fundamentals for Startups: Sustainability in Hardware: How and Why
Mardis Bagley will discuss the hidden risks and rewards of sustainable hardware, packaging, and supply chain management. He will share personal experiences, case studies, and a few tools that will help your journey in determining if sustainability is right for your company.
Mardis is a Creative Director and co-founder at Nonfiction, a design firm based in San Francisco. He specializes in industrial design and sustainability of Consumer Electronics, Neurotech, Lifestyle, Soft Goods, and Packaging solutions. He has designed for the likes of Nike, Facebook, Logitech, Dell, Chevron, Jiffy Lube, Corning, and for mid-sized companies and startups too numerous to count. His direct efforts have garnered tens of millions of dollars in sales and venture capital funding. Prior to Nonfiction, Mardis built his own personal audio brand, Felt Audio, from the ground up. He is the co-host of Future Future, a video series about design and the future of everything and teaches Sustainability & Social Impact at the California College of the Arts.