I am a design leader with a diverse tool kit and a long-held passion for bringing people together. 

I offer two decades of startup, creative, and technical consulting experience along with a pragmatic, sleeves up approach. My goal is to drive meaningful, sustainable, and whole spectrum outcomes for thoughtful companies who truly want to do something better for the people they serve. 

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I build high performing team-based businesses and drive the craft of world class products and services.

This hands-on approach keeps me connected to the practical realities (and possibilities) of customer, team, process and technology and instills a culture of doing in every role that I've held.

Skills & capabilities

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PRODUCT STRATEGY

EXPERIENCE DESIGN

SERVICE DESIGN

CREATIVE DIRECTION

CUSTOMER JOURNEYS

AUDIENCE RESEARCH

DIGITAL INNOVATION

BRAND STRATEGY & DESIGN

EMERGING TECHNOLOGY

INTERACTIVE PROTOTYPING

Leadership experience

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CAPABILITY DESIGN

TEAM DEVELOPMENT

TEAM OPERATIONS

SALES ENABLEMENT

BRAND DEVELOPMENT

RECRUITING MODEL DESIGN

TRAINING & COACHING

CULTURE BUILDING

PROJECT PLANNING

ROADMAPS & ESTIMATION

Case Studies 

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