Rick has a strong track record of implementing successful innovation. His work ranges from ground breaking new tech businesses like Bluescape, a wall sized iPad, and Ideation workplace consultancy that combined scientist & designers for effective work space design. Rick has also worked on experience discovery and design that mapped digital & physical integrated customer experience for a $16B super center retailer.
Rick brings his clients insights on how to decipher the important things, listen to the right people at the right time that accomplishes more than teams think possible. Perkins enables teams to get the most out of the bulk of their members– the average performers.
With Haworth, Rick partnered to design and build the first Innovatirum in Ann Arbor. An expert in how place impacts innovation work, he also pioneered the use of CVF as a workspace design tool. Finally, he’s also a guest lecturer for University of Michigan MBA classes.
Rick’s work has included clients like GE, Capital One, Pacific Gas & Electric, Google, T. Rowe Price, Meijer, Raytheon, Microsoft, Wells Fargo, Osram, Genentech, Dow, New York Edison and DOD’s Department of Defense Military Health System.