roger tipton

Chief Executive officer

Roger Tipton is the Chief Executive Officer for Unbounded Labs, advising clients across industries and product segments. After two decades of working in new product development, Roger knows that the work he does leads to innovative solutions to some of today’s toughest challenges.

Roger has worked with over 120 clients including Exxon Mobil, Honda, Toyota, MDS Aerospace, Johnson Matthey, Ocean Optics, Asahi Glass Company, Diebold, Saint Gobain, Arthrex, HunterDouglas, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, Corelle Brands, and many others in over 20 countries on five continents. Roger specializes in developing new products, the regulatory path to certifications, and the manufacturing processes to get these new products to market efficiently.

Prior to joining Unbounded Labs, Roger held positions from the shop floor at Honda to management positions at Little Tikes and Rubbermaid to a director position at Astra Products. Entrepreneurship experience includes founding five companies and selling one of them. Roger is also the Executive Research Director for Occam Technology Group, a full-service global engineering and product development firm.

Roger is a NASA Fellow, a winner of a Cade Award for entrepreneurship and product development, a winner of the Manny Award for Excellence in Manufacturing, and a finalist for the Nortech Innovation Award in Advanced Materials. Roger holds a degree in Yacht Design, a Bachelor’s in Materials Science and Engineering from the Ohio State University, and a Master’s in Materials Science from the University of South Florida. He will also be completing his Ph.D. in Chemical and Biomedical Engineering from the University of South Florida in 2020.