Justin Berger

Open Innovation & Strategic Partnerships Lead, FirstBuild

After studying Mechanical Engineering at The Ohio State University and Georgia Tech, Justin began designing electromechanical systems for refrigerators and developing intellectual property strategy for new product introductions. Passionate about innovation and the faster development of better consumer products, he laid the groundwork for an open appliance design environment emphasizing collaboration and experimentation.

At FirstBuild, Justin currently leads open innovation and developing strategic partnerships. His free time is spent restoring his Victorian home, enjoying good food and drinks with friends, and keeping up with his techie family.