Andrew Dickson (Acre Designs)

EFI (Electronics for Imaging) - 6700 Dumbarton Cr. Fremont, 94555
Fremont
Tue, Sep 27, 2016, 6:30 PM (PDT)

About this event

Andrew Dickson is founder and CEO of Acre Designs, a startup creating Zero-Energy smart homes with a unique approach to prefabrication. Acre was recently funded by and participated in Y-Combinator, the world’s leading startup accelerator.

An interior architect and industrial designer, Andrew is expert at solving design challenges. His career started in Chicago at the leading corporate interior firm , and later at several boutique product design firms. He led projects for UBS/PaineWebber, AON, Loreal, Rubbermaid, Bass Pro, Embraer, Piaggio, Aerion, and many more. This broad-ranging experience creating products from supersonic jet interiors to precision medical devices has allowed him to explore how design-centric processes influence manufacturing and lean production principles. Andrew founded Acronym Designs, which produced high end sustainable furniture and sold throughout North America. All of this experience defines his approach to home construction.Andrew lives in Redwood City, CA with his wife and co-founder, Jennifer, and will soon be welcoming their third daughter.

Speaker

  • Andrew Dickson

    Andrew Dickson

    Acre Designs

    Andrew Dickson is founder and CEO of Acre Designs, a startup creating Zero-Energy smart homes with a unique approach to prefabrication. Acre was recently funded by and participated in Y-Combinator, the world’s leading startup accelerator. An interior architect and industrial designer, Andrew has led projects for Loreal, Rubbermaid, Bass Pro, Embraer, Piaggio, Aerion, and many more.

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  • When

    Tuesday, Sep 27
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (PDT)

    Where

    EFI (Electronics for Imaging)
    6700 Dumbarton Cr. Fremont94555

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