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Mighty Studios is a Silicon Valley Product Development Consultancy, which was founded in 2014 by Tark Abed. He has been in design consulting for more than 25 years and brings a wealth of expertise in all aspects of product development.
Through his professional experience, he is fortunate to have worked on programs of every scale: from small start-ups to Fortune 50 companies, such as Audi/Volkswagen Group, Cisco, Covidien, Fisher-Price, Google, Medtronic, Panasonic & Ricoh Innovations.
Now, at Mighty Studios, we bring together a team of best-of-class design researchers, industrial designers, mechanical, electrical & thermal engineers, and supply chain experts to offer tailored, turnkey solutions for products in the consumer, medical and datacom spaces.
Meet The Team
Creative Director, Founder
With over than 20 years in the product design industry, Tark founded Mighty Studios. He has been fortunate enough to have worked on and manage programs - from small start-ups to Fortune 50 companies. Tark manages design programs of every scale, working with Mighty's client’s in-house teams, and often bringing together best-of-class teams of researchers, industrial designers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, and supply chain experts to offer tailored, turnkey solutions for products in the consumer, medical and Datacom spaces.
Director of Business Development
Chet brings a vast experience of 24 years in business development, sales and client relations to Mighty Studios. More specifically Chet found his calling focusing on Product & Design Engineering (hardware design services) despite spending his early years in Enterprise Software. He has worked for well-funded, successful start-ups and larger Fortune 500 OEM's in regional sales and management. Chet has focused on selling solutions & services to fast-growing, strategic organizations on the West Coast. Specialties included: Strategic Innovation and product engineering services, industrial design, manufacturing services to emerging growth start-ups and large-sized growth companies. Segments include: industrial & consumer, medical devices, computing electronics, pharma, bio, robotic systems & active lifestyle companies. Chet has lived in Los Altos, CA for 22+ years, with his 3 kids and wife. Chet’s outside interests include playing with his puppy (a Bernese mountain dog) Dempsey, traveling for college baseball to Kansas (Jayhawks), restoring his ’64 MGB, and 1990 Jeep Grand Wagoneer and can often be found exploring remote trails on his Santa Cruz Tallboy mountain bike.
Nick is a Graduate from California College of the Arts. He has experience working on projects in various fields including Medical, Datacom and Consumer products. Nick is passionate about designing products and experiences to enrich people’s lives. When he’s not in the studio, Nick can be found experimenting with furniture projects or tinkering with his car.
Kenny Kim is an industrial designer with a solid background in consumer electronics, medical devices and connected wearables. He studied at San Jose State University and has worked at consultancies and product development firms across Silicon Valley. In his free time, he enjoys dabbling in 3D printing and D.I.Y. electronics.
Bron is a trained mechanical engineer, with both a BSME, and a MSME from the University of California, Merced. While Bron is an engineer by training, he understands that it is impossible to develop an excellent product without first emphasizing its design. Outside of the studio, you can find Bron in the garage working on his classic Z, or out exploring the world.
Brand and Visual Designer
Tony was trained at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in graphic design but has branched out to become a multidisciplinary designer. Having worked both in-house and agencies, he understands the relationship between the client and designer is not a two-way street but a symbiotic one. When he is not obsessing over kerning type or discriminating colors, you can find him planning out his next great foreign backpacking trip.
Jill Murphy has over 20 years of experience developing unique, proprietary consumer insights for leading companies across a range of industries. Jill specializes in qualitative research and strategic planning. Jill has extensive experience conducting ethnographic immersion, focus groups, in-depth interviews as well as innovative blog-based research. She has worked as a Strategic Director at Cheskin Added Value and an Account Planner at Publicis Hal Riney and Partners. She has her master’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from Northwestern University. She has used research to guide product innovation, design and brand strategy for a range of companies including The Coca Cola Company, Earthbound Farm, Cisco, eBay, Electrolux, Genentech, Google, Kao Brands, McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Microsoft, Pepperidge Farms, and Whistle Labs.