Dan Olken

Fort Collins, Colorado, US

Industrial and Interaction Designer
Dan's Skills
User Experience
Business Development

Startup Experience

First time founder

Age Group


About Dan

Cofounder at Mod6. Designing tools and systems for insect farming.

Studied Industrial Design and Environment and Society with focus on how design and technology can create more efficient agricultural systems.


Dieter Rams 10 Principles of Design - Dieter Rams

Work Experience

CAD Designer

Accurate Pattern, Inc.

September 2015 - July 2016

Industrial Designer


July 2016 - Today

Designed a new undersink filter that will launch in 2019 as a flag ship product in consumer filtration for Pentair. The features of the filter were all derived from voice of customer in home interviews, expert interviews, surveys and thorough iterative design. Other responsibilities were creating cohesive brand language of existing products as well as creating visuals for marketing using Keyshot.


Syracuse University

Industrial and Interaction Design

2010 - 2015