Product Development, Design, Illustration


Kenneth Heyman

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Ken Heyman has 20 years’ experience, in both the public and private sectors, managing or creating information graphics, graphic design, marketing and communications material, 3D computer modeling and simulation, virtual environments, and medical illustrations, supporting the intelligence community and medical markets.

Ken Heyman is currently with Booz Allen Hamilton lending visual analytics and presidential support to the National Counterterrorism Center's (NCTC) Directorate of Intelligence. Mr. Heyman’s graphics are utilized at the highest levels of government, regularly used to brief the Director of NCTC, as well as in the Presidents Daily Brief. Previous to this assignment, Mr. Heyman supported the Defense Intelligence Agency’s (DIA) Analytical Resources Office, acting as design team lead for 17 designers. Mr. Heyman’s info graphics have been used to brief the Secretary of Defense (SECDEF), Congress, and State Department. 

Mr. Heyman was a Visual Information Specialist for the Defense Intelligence Agency, producing graphics for the Secretary of Defense/Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Brief (SECDEF/CJCS Brief).

Ken Heyman used both his interests of visual communications and problem solving in dual roles as Product Developer and Senior 3D Modeler at Immersion Corp. In this fast-paced technology company, he wore many hats, and was promoted 3 times, starting out as a medical illustrator and ending as a Product Developer and patent holder. With responsibilities under the Director of Business Development, he created new product concepts, performed return on investment analysis, and assessed market needs. In his production role, he created artwork for marketing, branding, and virtual 3D environments. In his 10 years at Immersion Corporation he contributed to the completion of 25 computer simulation products, helping grow the company from 3 million in annual revenue in 1999 to a market capitalization of over 100 million in 2009.  

In addition to this work experience he is Adjunct Faculty at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine’s Art as Applied to Medicine Department as a guest speaker and lecturer. He is also a graduate of this department, where he learned to apply his love of visual communication to solve complex problems by earning a Master’s Degree with a thesis on developing 3D computer models of embryos using MRI data to unfold the mysteries of developmental biology. 

Heyman founded Living Solutions, a company that provided home environment assessments and home improvements to seniors to enable them to stay in their own homes rather than moving to nursing homes. Heyman managed services to clients, finance and operations, designed, and supervised contractors and vendors.   

While an honor student at Pratt Institute, Heyman was selected as student Director of the Caroline Ladd Pratt House, managing 17 students, living in and restoring, a 32-room neo-classical mansion in Brooklyn’s historic Clinton Hill district bequeathed to the school by Charles Pratt’s heir.   

Education

University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

Innovation Management


Johns Hopkins University - School of Medicine

Master of Art Department of Art as Applied to Medicine

William Didusch Scholarship, Thesis "Comparisons of Three Methods of Modeling Embryos using Magnetic Resonance Microscopy"


University of Maryland Baltimore County

Biology


Pratt Institute

Bachelor of Fine Art Drawing

Centennial Scholarship, Circle Award  for Academic Excellence, Presidents List 



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