Drew Bamford builds products and experiences at the intersection of human desires and bleeding edge technologies. Currently, Drew leads the global cross-functional team of researchers, designers and prototypers who craft the Prime Video experience that delivers entertainment to hundreds of millions of customers in over 200 territories around the world. Previously, Drew spent 15 years driving the transformation of HTC's business from ODM to global smartphone brand to spatial computing brand by fostering a design and innovation culture.
Before joining HTC, Drew founded the user experience design practice at TEAGUE, a product design consultancy in Seattle, where he and his team designed interactive products for such varied clients as Microsoft, Panasonic, Palm, Nike, Starbucks, and Boeing. At Microsoft's Hardware Design Group, Drew led the hardware/software interaction design for a wide range of consumer products, from children's toys and game devices to wireless phones. Drew's earlier experience includes pioneering remote collaboration work at IDEO and user interface design for an early tablet device at Silicon Graphics. At Stanford, Drew studied Product Design and Human-Computer Interaction design in the heart of Silicon Valley.
Drew serves on the board at Charles Wright Academy and is a co-chair of the community advisory board at the Institute for Innovation and Global Engagement, University of Washington Tacoma.