Industrial designer passionate for challenges, passionate to create great innovative and functional products that can integrate humanities and technology, and passionate about making a dent in the universe with a revolutionary product.
Allan is responsible for the innovation products at IBT, including the look and feel of them, user friendliness, ergonomics, human factors, structural design, mechanical design, as well as new ideas and future initiatives.
Since 2010, Allan has been contributing to IBT’s innovative products approach, which are widely sold at different stores. He holds different patents and has been recognized with design awards, including the Walmart Supplier Innovation Award of the Year in 2014.
In 2015, IBT promoted Allan to Senior Industrial Designer expanding his role in the product design department, continuing to design new hand tool concepts but also making him the leader on group design projects and brain storming sessions.
In 2018, Allan was promoted to VP of Industrial Design to report directly to the CEO. In his new role he will continue to lead a growing team of designers as well as overseeing the entire cycle from product creation to production and working along with different departments in the overall process all the way to product on shelves.
Allan earned a Bachelor of Science degree at the Art Institutes. As an undergraduate, he was in the president's and dean's honor roll, and was awarded the certificate of excellence for achieving Summa Cum Laude.
An entrepreneur in spirit, Allan launched his very own kickstarter project after having one of his inventions featured in one of the most important design magazines in the world "Design Boom".