Mon, 25 November 2019
Grant Delgatty is the Associate Professor and Chair of Product Design at Iovine and Young Academy at the University of Southern California. A significant portion of Grant's career has been in athletic footwear, where he has led design teams for a number of successful shoe companies. In 2013, Grant founded the company URB-E where he invented a super-compact folding e-vehicle designed as a 'last mile' transportation solution for urban commuters. Over 6,000 URB-Es have been sold and shipped to more than 40 countries worldwide. From 2007 to 2018, he taught at ArtCenter, his alma mater. Grant holds several utility and design patents has won many awards for his designs, has been published extensively, and was included on the list of Southern California entrepreneurs to watch for 2015.