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Raleigh, NC, United States, 2008/08/29 - Sheila Crosby of HumanCentric, Inc., a full-service, integrated product development services company, is the recipient of Triangle Business Journal’s Top 25 Women in Business Award.
HumanCentric, Inc., a full-service, integrated product development services company, announces today Sheila Crosby is the recipient of Triangle Business Journal’s 2008 Top 25 Women in Business award. Crosby was honored in the innovation category for her extensive work growing the company’s design department. More than 500 business executives attended the luncheon Aug. 6 during the 11th Annual Women in Business Awards.
“This is a well deserved honor for Sheila,” says Barry Beith, president and CEO of HumanCentric, Inc. “She continues to grow as a key executive in the technical and business development leadership of the company.”
Crosby has been a driving force behind several significant project initiatives including the Supported Living Room Conference in Washington, D.C. that allowed human factors professionals and industrial designers to collaborate on how to design better home-based healthcare products and systems. In addition, she has helped triple the number of design projects for the company, as well as increase HumanCentric's design staff nearly 40 percent.
Crosby has more than 15 years of experience in the design of global user interface platforms and the development of various products in the domains of consumer electronics, telecommunications and e-commerce. Her areas of concentration are industrial design, interaction and graphic design, user interface design and design research.
Headquartered in Cary, N.C., HumanCentric is a full-service, integrated product development services company. At the foundation of HumanCentric is a genuine passion and commitment to the human side of product development with a continued focus on the client, the product and the end user. HumanCentric’s combination of education, skills and experience in the areas of industrial design, graphic and interaction design, human factors, and design research provides clients with unparalleled capability for meeting their business objectives on all design projects.
A multidisciplinary company, The HumanCentric Group includes HumanCentric, HumanCentric Research, HumanCentric One Source, and HumanCentric Health, each offering a comprehensive range of services including user research, human factors, industrial design, graphic design, project staffing, and direct hire recruiting to commercial and government organizations.