Max Burton

Global Leader, Connected Products

Max Burton

Max is the Global Leader, Connected Products at Fjord, where he focuses on experience design and product innovation. Max has worked as a product, interaction and experience designer for more than two decades with much of his recent career focused on delivering new consumer products and services enabled by emerging technologies.

In 2012, Max founded MATTER, which was acquired by Accenture Interactive and Fjord in 2017. Prior to forming MATTER, Max was the Global Lead for Product Design at frog, the Creative Director for Tech Lab at Nike, and the VP of Product at Smart Design. He has a Masters degree in Industrial Design from the Royal College of Art.

Max’s work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Design Museum in London, the Cooper Hewitt in New York and the Chicago Athenaeum. His work has received numerous IDEA design awards, and he holds 18 utility patents and more than 20 design patents. Max is also an Adjunct Professor at the California College of Art and a member of the industrial designers society of America (IDSA).


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