Company: Samsung Electronics
Title: Head of Innovation EU DA
Fields of operation: Digital, Technology
Ran Merkazy is a prolific product designer and innovation manager, having lead innovation teams at Samsung, Dyson and Speedo. He is also an entrepreneur, having created his own kitchen innovations brand RMDLO. He is adept at managing the creation of new products by working form the shelf backwards and ensuring all processes across the business are accounted for, including innovation strategy, design, manufacturing, R&D, technology integration, consumer research, concept validation, consumer insight & IP management. At Samsung, reporting directly to SVPs in South Korea, Ran builds products across all of the company’s consumer electronics portfolio, from fridges to phones and everything in between. His current focus is on smart home devices.