Sam Lucente, Principal, Lucente Design
Co-designer of International Business Machines Corporation’s Leapfrog Computer with Richard Sapper in 1993; lead design teams for International Business Machines Corporation ThinkPad 701 and 560; several patents in field. Graduate (magna cum laude), Design, Architecture and Art, University Cincinnati.
Former Worldwide VP Design, Hewlett-Packard Company. Speaker and lecturer at numerous universities, museums and design symposiums. Advisor Big Tribe. Represented in permanent collections MoMA, San Francisco, New York City, Smithsonian National Design Museum.
Numerous awards for design excellence from Spark Design Awards, Industrial Designers Society of America, I.D. Magazine, Industrie Forum, Germany, Compasso d’Oro, Italy, Ministry International Trade and Industry, Japan. Named one of 25 Masters of Innovation, BusinessWeek.