The International Home + Housewares Show


The Shifts (Aka, Trends) That Will Impact the Future of the Connected Home

As the technology world continues to grow, it is challenging everyday social norms. You can perform just about any task with the click of a button. But is this growth in technology, and the subsequent Internet of Things, really improving people’s lives?

Through a combination of cultural, technological and business trends, Kevin will speak to the shifts/trends happening at home for consumers. What’s working? What’s not? And how can the physical and digital play together in order to understand the needs of people and meaningful impact – and improve – their lives?

  • Kevin Young
    Kevin Young
    SVP, Product Experience

    Kevin is responsible for maintaining the health of and planning for the growth of Continuum’s product experience business. He also leads programs and project teams directly, working with clients to solve their most complex challenges.

    Since joining Continuum in 1997, he’s managed award-winning projects, including the MIT Media Lab’s One Laptop Per Child. He builds strong relationships with Continuum’s Fortune 100 clients, including Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, and American Express.

    Kevin graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse University with a BID in industrial design. His product design successes have resulted in 14 design excellence awards and 18 U.S. patents.