Design Talks NYC

PRESENTED BY

IBM

Christopher Pollard

The founder of Anon Design Collective, Chris has over 20 years of award-winning design experience, dimensionalizing many of the world’s most innovative brands. He has established himself as a respected thought-leader and master collaborator in the world of Experience Design and continues to have an influential voice on the role of Design in the ever-changing brand marketing industry. He is currently leading large collaborative experiential design projects for such clients as Intel, Samsung, and W.L. Gore & Associates.

 

Prior to founding Anon Design Collective, Chris was a Senior Associate and Studio Director at the prestigious NYC design firm Rockwell Group where he was responsible for leading teams of design strategists, architects, graphic designers and interaction designers in the creation and development of location-based brand marketing projects for clients including The Coca-Cola Company, The Walt Disney Company, and Major League Baseball.

 

Earlier in his career, Chris was the Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of the award-winning design firm, Purepartner where he creatively lead industry defining experiential projects for such clients as Microsoft, XBox, Food Network, and Diageo. Prior to that Chris served as Director of Design for the Strategic Marketing Group at Live Nation, creating and developing fully integrated experiential marketing programs for Live Nation’s top-tier corporate alliances.

 

Chris received his Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University and studied at the Scuola di Architettura in Florence, Italy. He speaks extensively at design industry conferences and has served as a visiting critic at both Syracuse University’s School of Architecture and The Rhode Island School of Design.

 

Christopher Pollard

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