Some say that Leonardo da Vinci, invented every modern device that exists today…from robots to flying machines. Inspired by his forward thinking and vision of the future, we named our company in his honor. It’s just as “Our founder” would have wanted. In fact, he wrote it in his notes. Backwards. icniVad!
We work as independent catalysts helping companies conjure up and bring to market new products and services. Since 2001, we’ve been delivering outstanding value to our customers with the power of innovation. Reducing risk, lower development costs, faster time to market, and assured user acceptance. Derived from our roots at the Stanford Engineering Design School, our approach follows a disciplined method of user research, observation, and rapid prototyping, testing every critical real world assumption. The end product is a union of passion, creativity and discipline. Deep user learnings, communication through prototypes … concept to pilot in 90 days. That’s what we are all about.
Our client list includes venture backed startups and small companies as well as Fortune 100 companies such as Verizon, Pitney Bowes, Goodyear, Applied Materials, IBM, Coca-Cola, General Mills, and General Electric. Our staff is dedicated to providing information consulting services, strategic business consulting, user-driven innovation, and the development of consumer and business products. Our successes include a portfolio of innovation generating well over $500 million of value for our clients, as well as a diverse patent portfolio ranging from telephones and robotics to novel business process designs. From complex telecommunication applications to IoT incubation labs, we have applied our methods of user-driven innovation to unleash new value for our customers.