Head of Design Transformation at InVision,
keynote speaker, Global Creative Director, designer, host of The Crazy One podcast.

I’m the son of a Creative Director 20+ years experience creating the strategy, concepting, and design for award-winning integrated global advertising campaigns, building multiple global Fortune 100 brands and innovative digital experiences. As a leader, I have 15+ years building and leading agency and in-house teams using a mix of creativity, business strategy, process, consumer research and political skill to create innovative, world-class work that changes industries and companies.

I currently the Head of Design Transformation at InVision where I partner with the world’s top brands including Google, Nike, AT&T, and more to create customized strategies that elevate the business impact of design. I previously worked at McCann Erickson, Citi and Starwood Hotels and have worked with clients like American Airlines, W Hotels, Disney, ExxonMobil, Acura, Citi, Nationwide Insurance, Verizon, Subaru and more.

As a result of this work, I’ve won over 150 international design awards, have had my app designs named as one of the World’s 100 Greatest Apps, HOW Magazine named me #17 on the 100 of the most talented and influential creatives working today and more. Apple has featured my work in 10 keynotes, 4 TV commercials, the Human Interface Guidelines, iTunes App Store, Apple Stores, one of my app designs was chosen for their ‘Best of’ yearly list and as one of the world’s 100 best apps.

I’m always happy to talk about potential speaking engagements and answer any questions I can to help other creatives so feel free to contact me.

bolt2nd Gen. Creative Director

I’m the son of a creative director with 15+ years experience leading world-class teams to create innovative ideas and then using my creative, business and political skills to sell those ideas. I care deeply about my teams and creating a culture where every creative can have their process understood, valued and grown.

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bulb1Team & Thought Leader

I have a proven track record of building and leading world-class teams that find unique insights to influence consumers, drive revenue and meet business goals. My podcast is one of the most popular Design podcasts worldwide and HOW recently named me #17 on their 100 most talented and influential creatives working today.

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designer1Innovative Senior Designer

I’m a hands-on designer with 20+ years experience creating the strategy, concepts, and designs for award-winning integrated global advertising campaigns, building multiple global Fortune 500 brands and innovative digital experiences.  I’ve partnered with Apple, Google and Adobe to create some of the first experiences on Apple Watch, Apple iOS, Passbook, Google Glass and more.

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award1Award Winner

My work has been recognized with over 150 major design awards including Cannes Cyber Lions, Webby Awards, Web Awards and others. Apple has featured my work in 10 keynotes, 4 commercials, in Apple Stores, Apple.com, the iTunes App Store and their Human Interface Guidelines.

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Featured work

My work is created through an inclusive creative process that blends world-class design with consumer-based insights and innovative executions that drive consumer loyalty and the bottom line. See all of my work here.

Partner and advisor to some of the world’s most innovative companies.

My work blends world-class design with consumer-centric, innovative experiences that get results. As a result of this work, I have been asked to work as a partner with brands like Apple, Google, IBM, 53, Adobe and others to create some of the first experiences on their platforms and products. In my role as Head of Design Transformation with InVision I bring my experience and insights to the world’s best companies to help them elevate the impact of design and empower their design teams.

I share what I’ve learned through my podcast, blog and speaking engagements.

The Crazy One podcast is a passion project of mine that covers issues with creativity, leadership, design and more. My blog was named one of the top 100 design blogs to follow, and my articles have been featured on many major social media and design platforms. I’ve taught small sessions at companies like IDEO, Apple, and GE to large international keynotes alongside speakers like Steve Wozniak, Martha Stewart, and Tony Faddel to guest lecturing at the MIT International Design Center, Princeton, School of Visual Arts and more. I’m also an IDEO trained Design Thinking teacher, a member of the InVision Design Leadership Forum and an advisor to SYPartner’s Leadfully program.


UPCOMING KEYNOTES AND TALKS

UX Live

London, England
October 25-26, 2018

Digital Summit MX

Guadalajara, México
November 29-30, 2018

Pausefest

Melbourne, Australia
February 6-10, 2019

IXDA & AIGA PITTSBURGH

Pittsburgh, PA
March, 2019

Design Leadership Camp

Santa Fe, NM
March 2019

SXSW Interactive Festival

Austin, TX
March 2019

National Student Show

Dallas, Texas
March 2019

FUSE

Chicago, IL
April 2019

HOW Design Live

Chicago, IL
May, 2019

Fifteen Seconds Europe

Graz, Austria
June 2019

Tech Open Air

Berlin, Germany
June, 2019


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