(Intestinal) Fortitude

Tools of Innovation and Technology

Tuesday, May 12, 6:00 pm to 6:15 pm in Launch Pad Stage

Transitioning to a culture of experience-led design; Workspace: the birth of a new eco-system.


Eric Monsef

Vice President and GM, Highly Immersive Systems at HP
  Prior to joining HP, Monsef had a 10-year career in Product Development at Apple Inc. In 2009, he moved into deep functional responsibility by forming and leading a team called Core HW.  The team was chartered to provide technologies to Mac's:  Accessories, EE Validation, Fans, Accessory Cables and Custom Interconnect.  Additionally the team designed and delivered technologies for all Apple products:  Batteries and Battery systems, Prototypes (model shop), and Packaging.  Prior to leading the Core HW team, he was Sr. Director of Mobile Product Design at Apple responsible for product architecture and design of Apple’s MacBook and MacBook Pro products as well as overseeing Reliability, Interconnect Design, Antenna Design, Component Engineering, Environmental Technologies, and Wireless Product Design.  The team shipped 12 grounds-up laptop designs, seeded the touch and tablet teams with talent, and built a team in China to lead the Intel transition.   Monsef is a graduate of Santa Clara University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and holds a graduate degree in Engineering Management, also from SCU. He has multiple utility and design patents and is a part-time teacher at Santa Clara University.