Senior Innovation Leader Speaks on Pushing Boundaries

Chase Anderson

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Nick Cienski
Nick Cienski, Principle Creative at Under Armour

Nick Cienski, the principle creative at Under Armour for all things on the innovation team, visited the Utah State University campus to present a special lecture to students about his work. Cienski shared a wealth of experiences from his time at various companies including Salomon, Helly Hansen, Arc’teryx, and currently Under Armour.

Cienski was the primary force behind a recent collaboration between Under Armour and space company, Virgin Galactic, to create a new kind of space suit for commercial passengers. Cienski’s work focuses on extreme environments and pushing the limits of how new materials can take humans to the highest peaks or the final frontier.

Listen to Cienski’s full presentation in the link below.

Industry collaborations made possible through the Manufacturing and Outdoor Products Support Hub, a partnership between Utah Manufacturing Extension Service and Outdoor Product Design & Development.