Nov 30, 2012

Transforming Business Through Product Concepting

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Josh Williams
Director, Product Strategy

A good concepting process can do more than inform key product decisions prior to launching a product. It can also affect large-scale organizational change.

Oct 05, 2012

Make it Five in a Row for the Inc. 500|5000

For the fifth year in a row, Hot Studio has been recognized by Inc. as one of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the United States.

Posting a three-year growth rate of 123%, Hot was ranked #2,113 on the list—up from 2,365 last year. According to Inc., Hot was the 195th fastest-growing company in its industry, and the 88th fastest-growing company in San Francisco.

Apr 26, 2012

Musings from SXSW—Setting the Stage for the Next Big Idea

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Chris Jones
Principal, Strategy & Engineering
Apr 25, 2012

The Presidio Trust Launches New Digital Strategy

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Brian Cronin
Director, Strategy

Part park, part residential neighborhood, part business district, the Presidio is one of the most unique settings in San Francisco.

Jan 12, 2012

Pivot: AIGA Design Conference—The Rise of the DEO

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Maria Giudice
CEO & Founder
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There’s a new class of business executive cropping up—creative leaders who hold the highest office in an organization and place creativity, design and innovation at the center of the company. Part strategic business executive, part problem-solving designer, these hybrid leaders leverage these potent attributes to disrupt the status quo and affect massive change.

Jan 10, 2012

Hot Studio Named to Hall of Fame for Bay Area Businesses

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Rajan Dev
President

What do Babe Ruth and Hot Studio have in common?

They’re both hall of famers!

Hot Studio was honored to recently be inducted into the San Francisco Business Times’ Hall of Fame.

Nov 02, 2011

Hot Helps Gilt Groupe Launch Park & Bond

Hot Studio is proud to announce the launch of Park & Bond, the new full-price men’s fashion site from Gilt Groupe.

Sep 21, 2011

Hot Climbs the Inc. 500|5000 Charts

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Hot enters its fifteenth year in business as an Inc. 500|5000 climber—for the fourth time.

Aug 17, 2011

Hot and Adobe Go Way Back

From the earliest days of Illustrator and Flash, Hot’s creative team has relied on the speed and adaptability of the Adobe product suite to create people-centered user experience flows and interactions. Today, Adobe tools continue to play an integral role in our creative process, allowing our team to not only to visualize user experience concepts, but test them as we design through rapid prototyping.

Jul 19, 2011

Calling All Design Executive Officers: The Rise of the DEO

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Maria Giudice
CEO & Founder

Why are people surprised to learn that a woman with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Art can be the CEO of a successful 70-person company? Was my success a fluke? A happy accident?
 
Why is it that people who have art degrees are viewed as unlikely candidates to lead successful enterprises?
 
I wonder about these questions often, not just because they relate to my own life story, but because I see them as having real implications for the way businesses and organizations are run today.

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