Peter Boatwright

Jonathan Cagan

Craig M. Vogel

Jonathan Cagan, Ph.D., P.E., is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, with appointments in the School of Design, Computer Science, and BioMedical Engineering. He is an expert in product development and design methods for early stage product development. Both his design methods and computer-based design research have been applied in a variety of industries. He is the author of two books: Creating Breakthrough Products (co-authored with Craig Vogel), and The Design of Things to Come (co-authored with Craig Vogel and Peter Boatwright). He has consulted with a variety of small and large companies in diverse areas on product development, brand strategy, and strategic planning. He is co-founder and Chief Technologist of DesignAdvance Systems, Inc., a company focused on developing CAD software for the early synthesis processes. Prof. Cagan teaches new product development at Carnegie Mellon and in executive training sessions in small and large companies. He also co-directs the Master in Product Development program at Carnegie Mellon.
Jonathan Cagan, Ph.D., P.E.