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Stuart Karten

Stuart Karten

Stuart Karten

Stuart Karten is the Founder and President of Los Angeles-based product innovation consultancy [url=]Karten Design[/url]. Since 1984, he has partnered with medical device, digital health, and consumer product manufacturers to build their businesses through design. Driven by strategic market understanding and deep user empathy, Karten Design helps companies seize new opportunities and create compelling products that resonate with end users, increasing adoption and enabling better patient outcomes.

Karten Design’s work has won more than 100 of design’s most important awards globally and has been featured in the Museum of Modern Art and the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. Named one of America’s top-five “Design Factories” by Fast Company, the firm has been recognized for its innovation by the likes of CNN, NPR, and Chicago Tribune.