Claudio Ribeiro, Head of Design, 360Fly

Claudio is a multicultural, award winning designer + innovator with experience in both consulting and corporate practice; with focus in UX, UI and ID areas. Raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, he studied Industrial Design at the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. Later completing his master’s degree in the same discipline from the Pratt Institute in New York. During his career in consultancy, Claudio has worked with many noteworthy clients such as Burton snowboards, Microsoft, Johnson Controls, Symbol technologies, Merrell Shoes, Kodak, Motorola, Gaetano Pesce, and Dansk housewares.

In 1999, he joined Motorola’s Consumer Experience Design group, where he lead several innovation teams and is credited with creating a number of new mobile technologies, experiences and design languages. In 2013, he co-founded the product development company, VSN mobil where he led a design team responsible for developing new mobile/wearable/ IoT technologies that were heavily focused on end-user needs and experiences.

Currently Claudio Ribeiro is Head of Design for 360fly, the market leading 360-degree camera company where he and his team passionately strives to heighten the quality of the consumer experience and is instrumental in defining new technology and products for the company’s portfolio of hardware and cutting edge software, such as VR and Artificial Intelligence technology, for their global Public Safety customers. Claudio currently holds over +95 international patents, his designs have appeared in publications worldwide, and he has received numerous design awards of distinction.