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Michael Plishka

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Michael has worked for over 18 years in the Healthcare Industry, working with clinicians and patients to design and develop better products and services. He has won multiple corporate awards and has over 20 patents issued and pending in the US and internationally. In 2008, he founded ZenStorming(TM), a creativity, innovation and design consultancy . He continues to design products but also provides training to help people and companies be more creative and make a difference. He strongly believes in co-design methodologies, sharing design thinking essentials - empowering people to design. He is also a board member of Asset Builders Community Development Corporation – dedicated to helping the financially disadvantaged become self-sufficient. He has also spearheaded an inter-religious dialogue between his Faith Community and the local Muslim Community. He has a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Arts in Theology w/Spirituality-Ethics focus. He is also a Musician, Artist, Poet, Bonsai Crafter, Hockey/Soccer Goalie, Luge-er, Fencer, Fisherman, and fearless cook.



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Playful Diaper Rash Packaging
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Produce-Based Leather
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3D-Printed Paper Products
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Ceramic Dust Art
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Light-Transmitted Wi-Fi
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Light-Manipulating Lenses
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Automated Snore Stoppers
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Self-Healing Plastics - Research from the University of Illinois Could Change the World of Plastic
Self-Healing Plastics
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Touch-Free Technology Systems
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Fresh Food Vending Machines
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Avian-Alerting Decals
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Intuitive Bowling Balls
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