Product Ventures

Product Ventures

Insightfully innovative design

55 Walls Drive, Fairfield, Connecticut 06824, United States

Product Ventures Overview

Number of Employees
Under 49
Minimal Budget
$25,000 - $50,000
Average Hourly Rate
Year Founded
Product Ventures is a brand strategy and design consultancy specializing in product and packaging innovation. We are unique in our ability to provide truly holistic design and 360 degrees of consideration to every challenge. As pioneers of the consumer-informed business actionable process, we transform ideas into purposeful, meaningful and memorable design solutions. Our cohesive team of experts encompasses industrial design, graphic design, consumer research, mechanical engineering, packaging engineering and prototyping. Bringing together decades of experience, unparalleled facilities and an unwavering dedication to solving clients'​ needs has empowered us to shape the world's best known brands.
55 Walls Drive, Fairfield, Connecticut 06824, United States

Product Ventures Portfolio

  • Product Ventures - Gorilla Glue
    Package Design
    Gorilla Glue
  • Product Ventures - JAXJOX InteractiveStudio(TM)
    Product Design
    JAXJOX InteractiveStudio(TM)
  • Product Ventures - Cambio Roasters Biodegradable Package
    Package Design
    Cambio Roasters Biodegradable Package
  • Product Ventures - Sir Kensington's
    Package Design
    Sir Kensington's
  • Product Ventures - Armor All
    Package Design
    Armor All
  • Product Ventures - Nestlé Waters Sparkling
    Package Design
    Nestlé Waters Sparkling
  • Product Ventures - Doritos Crunch Nuts & Mix Packaging
    Package Design
    Doritos Crunch Nuts & Mix Packaging
  • Product Ventures - 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor, Mighty American Ale
    75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor, Mighty American Ale
  • Product Ventures - Juicy Juice
    Juicy Juice
  • Product Ventures - Juicy Juice / Disney-Pixar
    Package Design
    Juicy Juice / Disney-Pixar
  • Product Ventures - SunnyD
    Package Design

Product Ventures Team Bios

  • Founder & CEO
    Peter Clarke
    Founder & CEO
    CEO Peter Clarke founded Product Ventures to help the world’s leading companies shape their best known brands with breakthrough design. Peter has been dedicated to creating valued products and packaging which improve peoples' lives.
  • VP Consumer & Market Research
    Randy Adis
    VP Consumer & Market Research
    Randy has more than 20 years of marketing research experience, having worked on the client-side for PepsiCo, Unilever and most recently as Head of Client Experience at Olson Zaltman. Randy has an undergraduate degree in Marketing from UCONN and a Masters in Marketing Research from UGA.
  • Chief Industrial Designer
    James McCay
    Chief Industrial Designer
    James has a diverse background in product and packaging design, having earned both IDEA and Good Design Awards, as well as numerous other awards and patents. James has contributed to dozens of packaging programs holding patents across categories.
  • Creative Director, Branding
    Ashley Rutter
    Creative Director, Branding
    Ashley Rutter's multi-disciplinary background in packaging, advertising and digital communications brings a unique perspective to her designs. She is an award-winning graphic designer who has created packaging graphics for a broad range of clients in food and beverage, personal care, and more.
  • VP Technologies & Commercialization
    Eric Hartman
    VP Technologies & Commercialization
    Eric leads Product Ventures' team of packaging engineers, mechanical engineers and prototyping specialists, and is responsible for the exploration of emerging technologies in an effort to develop innovative, environmentally responsible and sustainable packaging solutions.
  • Head of Mechanical Engineering
    Trond Erik Tollefsen
    Head of Mechanical Engineering
    Trond is the Head of Mechanical Engineering in PV's London office. With his background in mechanical engineering and material science, Trond ensures that design criteria are met throughout concept development, prototyping, and manufacturing.
  • Head of Account Services
    Sarah Palomba
    Head of Account Services
    Sarah has over ten years of experience in the CPG industry, having worked with many Fortune 500 companies, including Kraft Heinz, Procter & Gamble, and Abbott Laboratories. She works with Product Ventures’ interdisciplinary leadership team to ensure project execution meets client objectives.
  • Vice President industrial design
    Stuart Leslie
    Vice President industrial design
    Stuart leads the industrial design department at Product Ventures and has been innovating for the world’s biggest brands for over 35 years. Stuart brings an eye for breakthrough innovations, an acumen for maximizing client profitability through design.

Product Ventures Clients

  • Anheuser-Busch
  • Nestlé
  • Frito-Lay
  • PepsiCo
  • Gorilla Glue
    Gorilla Glue
  • Cambio Roasters
    Cambio Roasters
  • Harvest Hill Beverage Company
    Harvest Hill Beverage Company

Product Ventures Awards

  • American Society on Aging
  • Ameristar Awards
  • Dupont Gold Award
  • Dupont Diamond Award
  • Good Design Award
  • IDEA Award
  • Medical Design Excellence
  • Pentaward
  • Red Dot Award
  • Spark Award
  • Teacher’s Choice Award
  • Dow Packaging Innovation Award