Founder & CEO, TOQi
Drew is an award-winning designer, entrepreneur and founder of twenty2b, a lifestyle and technology product design studio based in Toronto, Canada and founder/CEO of both SEAM Technic (an IoT personal safety platform) and TOQi (a cannabis technology company). Armed with both a B.Sc. in Engineering Physics from The University of Saskatchewan and a Masters in Industrial Design from Italy, Drew balances the requirements of both fields naturally in any design strategy.
Drew was previously the Chief Design Officer at Foream Network Technologies Ltd. (Shenzhen, China) and Director of Products for Drift Innovation Ltd. (London, UK), where Drew created dozens of designs for wearable cameras and accessories. This experience includes working directly with NASA to clear his award-winning Drift Ghost-S design for the International Space Station, where 3 Ghost-S cameras were deployed. Drew has been awarded with 2 iF Design Awards for Product Design, 2 Red Dot Design Awards, and was the winner of the 2010 AEA Renault F1 Innovation Design North America and a top ten Global Finalist for his ‘Dynamic Mass Distribution System’ design. Most recently, Drew’s design for the Lotus by SEAM was a finalist for the SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards.