Seasoned design professional and creative leader.
Ability to examine problems from different perspectives, rethink solutions from the ground up and have a healthy disregard for the impossible.
Ability to ﬁlter the ambient noise generated in today’s business environment to distill the complex into clear, succinct and actionable thoughts and frameworks.
Strong skills in oral, written, and visual communications to help build consensus and effectively communicate insights and ideas which inform creative problem solving.
Multi-disciplinary team leadership that transforms those ideas into compelling, innovative products, services and brand experiences.
Consumer products & services
Healthcare & pharmaceutical
Media & entertainment
Nonproﬁt & philanthropy
Retail & e-commerce
Technology & communications
Design Research & Strategy
Marketing & Brand Strategy
Public Speaking & Thought Leadership
Multi-disciplinary Team Leadership
Public Policy, Environmental Science, Economics
University of California, Berkeley
Walter A. Haas School of Business
School for Continuing & Professional Education
- Project Management Certification
- Web Design and Development
McKinsey & Company
Director of Digital Innovation
2014 -- present
Executive Creative Director
2012 -- Nov. 2013
VP, Group Director, Product Innovation
2010 -- 2012
ECD, Director of Experience Strategy
2008 -- 2011
2006 -- 2008
Interaction Design Director
2003 -- 2006
The James Irvine Foundation
Manager, Online Initiatives
2000 -- 2002
Special Assistant to the Executive Office
1998 -- 2000
Heller Ehrman, LLP
Teaching & Speaking
Carnegie Mellon University, School of Design
Fast Company, Innovation By Design
Forrester Customer Experience Council
Goldman Sachs SPARK speaker series
McKinsey & Company, "Values Day"
McKinsey & Company, "Product University"
Nike Global Sales Annual Summit
Nike Global Commerce Annual Summit
World Usability Day