Eric Dishman is an Intel Fellow, Digital Health Group and general manager and global director of product research and innovation. He is responsible for driving Intel's worldwide research, new product innovation and usability engineering activities in the healthcare area.
Dishman joined Intel in 1999 as a senior researcher, and has been involved in a variety of research and management roles related to Intel's consumer and healthcare businesses. Trained as a social scientist, he has been involved with bringing an ethnographic approach to Intel's research and product development efforts. Dishman is co-founder and serves as international chair for the Center for Aging Services, is co-director of the Technology Research for Independent Living and helped found the Everyday Technologies for Alzheimer's Care program with the Alzheimer's Association. Dishman holds four patents and has published 13 papers.
Dishman graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill with a bachelor's degree in English as well as receiving degrees in speech communication and drama, all in 1991. He earned a master's degree in speech communication from Southern Illinois University in 1992.more » « less