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Bermon Painter

EY Digital

Bermon has spent the past 20 years with a focus on product strategy, design, and web development across a handful of industries. In his current role at EY Digital, Bermon leads innovation initiatives that help organizations create holistic experiences, digital products, and services, with an eye towards delivering value to customers. Bermon is also responsible for building out and staffing the EY wavespace™ in Charlotte, a physical innovation space equipped with accelerator programs, co-creation activities, and facilitated design thinking sessions that help teams get in the mindset of approaching challenging problems differently, reinforcing the value of diverse thinking, and creating solutions through rapid prototyping.

As the innovation and strategy lead at EY digital, Bermon applies his expertise in experience strategy, design thinking, agile and lean methodologies, and interface design and development. He frequently speaks at conferences and facilitates workshops around the world. In his local community, Bermon organizes and hosts numerous free community events, hosts a quarterly mini-conference called FusionConf, and leads the Charlotte IxDA chapter.

Before joining EY, Bermon led various cross-discipline teams that crafted holistic product strategies all the way to end-to-end implementation of digital products and services. His claim to fame is having designed the Sass logo. In his free time, he enjoys drinking a tasty frosted mug of root beer while maniacally twisting his mustache.