Steve Calde

Steve Calde

Managing Director

Steve is a Managing Director at Cooper. With over twenty years of high-tech experience under his belt, Steve is on Cooper’s executive committee and leads the Business Development team. His experience as a designer allows him to offer deep insights and practical solutions for an extensive range of domains and organizations.

As a practitioner and instructor he has worked in all aspects of product definition, business strategy, and design, from conducting and analyzing user research to defining and prioritizing requirements, to conceptual and detailed design. Bringing a passion for clarity and clear communication to the product development process, Steve has worked on scores of projects in domains as diverse as golf course irrigation, IT administration, online radio, enterprise resource management, intravenous medication delivery, and telecommunications for companies ranging from the Fortune 100 to startups and niche market leaders. In a previous life, Steve was a technical writer, but got tired of using documentation as a band-aid for poor product design.


September 14, 2017
Cooper Workshop: Leading Creative Ideation
Addison Lecture Hall
10:00am  -  5:00pm