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Max Burton

Fjord Design & Innovation
Global Leader for Connected Products

Maximillian Burton is the Global Leader for Connected Products at Fjord where he focuses on a human centered approach to the integration of digital technology with the physical world.

Maximillian’s career as a designer spans thirty years, holding leadership positions at Smart Design in New York, Nike in Portland and frog in San Francisco. Maximillian founded the design and innovation consultancy Matter in San Francisco in 2012. Matter was acquired by Fjord and its parent company Accenture in 2017.

Some of the more notable products Maximillian has worked on include over twenty products for OXO International, the first XM satellite radio, the Nike+ hardware, Sonos smart speakers, MyMagic+ platform and the Disney Magic Band. During his leadership of Matter, Max and his team designed many innovative and iconic products including the Auris Monarch Endoscopy robot, the Joy smart photo album, Cujo home IOT security device, the Abode home security system, Ferno Grill and the Carnival Medallion Experience.