As a senior design engineer at IDEO, Denis Boyle can claim to have worked on several of the most important high-tech designs of the past 20 years. At IDEO, a Palo Alto design firm, he developed the first mouse for Apple Computer and the very first notebook computer called the GRiD Compass. More recently, Boyle came up with a way to transform the Palm V from a clunky handheld computer into a sleek fashion accessory for geeks and business executives alike.
In this Business Week article he talks about his mission: To make high-tech simple.