May 27 - 29, 2020 | Detroit, MI

Nick Hobson

Director, Seating Business Group Haworth

Nick Hobson is the Director of Seating at Haworth, a privately held, global leader in the contract furniture industry that focuses on Organic Workspace that helps people perform at their best.

You will find Haworth chairs in over 120 countries from large multinationals such as Apple and Microsoft to small local businesses.

Nick’s background is in Industrial Design, Product Development and Product Management and has worked in the UK, New Zealand, China and the US. He has worked for Haworth for over 7 years in both Shanghai, China and now Holland, Michigan.


Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

1:00 PM PANEL: Looking Across Industries for Inspiration: A Cross Industry Discussion on Seating and Passenger Experience

  • What can the automotive industry learn from peers at aircraft OEMs
  • Looking at technologies from office ergonomic seating that can be integrated into automotive
  • Viewing the automotive interior as an ecosystem: interior design engineers share strategies

3:45 PM FERN - More Than Just a Task Chair

  • Science Based approach to Research
  • Physical, Cognitive and Emotional Ergonomics
  • Development Insights
  • Delivering Performance and Desire

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Nick.

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