Ben Taylor

Technical Product Designer and Inventor in Boston, Massachusetts

Ben Taylor

Technical Product Designer and Inventor in Boston, Massachusetts

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Call them "smart toys", video game controllers or "novel interfaces", after combating a rare congenital heart defect to reach peak athleticism all while playing the arcade game Dance Dance Revolution, Ben has turned his first-hand knowledge of how games can drive and benefit players into his career, designing fun technical experiences that improve you while you play.

After nearly two decades of creating and spreading playfully benefitial products across the globe, from alternative language games with Rosetta Stone to interactive location-based entertainment for South Australia, Ben now creates cutting-edge mass-market smart toys for Hasbro, making player-made Play-Doh characters come to life in Play-Doh Touch to empowering users to make new music by laying down cards in DropMix, and much more.

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  • #design
  • #innovation
  • #technology
  • #videogames
  • Work
    • Hasbro
  • Education
    • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Carnegie Mellon University
    • Ringling College of Art and Design
    • Harvard University