As EVP, Global Chief Design and Innovation Officer, Chris drives R/GA’s mission to build our clients’ brands and businesses — helping clients uncover customer needs, define brand purpose, assess category adjacencies and anticipate technology adoption to identify strategic whitespace for disruptive ideas.
Chris has a global remit, driving the development of R/GA’s worldwide offices and capabilities, specifically at the intersection of Business Transformation and Product Innovation. In addition to advising some of the world’s largest and most innovative companies, he mentors agile Internet of Things start-ups via the R/GA Accelerator.
Over 16 years at R/GA, Chris established their systematic design practice, founded their Experience Design and Experience Strategy teams, expanded their global client portfolio and cultivated design thinking to generate groundbreaking brand experiences.
With 25+ years of business, design, and technology experience, Chris is a member of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences and the Architizer A+ International Jury.