Chris is an Emmy award-winning designer, CEO and chief strategist of Blind and the founder of The Futur—an online education platform that teaches the business of design to creatives.

He currently serves as an advisor to Saleshood, and has also served in a number of roles: chairman of the SPJA, advisory board member for AIGA/LA, Emmys Motion & Title Design Peer Group, Otis Board of Governors, Santa Monica College and Woodbury University.

A great advocate for lifelong learning, Chris has taught sequential design for over a decade at the Art Center College of Design. Additionally, he has lectured all over the world, such as at Digital Design Days Milan, Lu Xun Academy Fine Art Dalian, Create Philippines, Rise Up Summit Cairo, California Institute of the Arts, Adobe Video World and San Diego University… and these are just a few of them!

Chris has given talks and conducted workshops on: negotiations, pricing & budgeting, leadership mindset, branding, graphic & motion design, social media marketing, entrepreneurship, business management, and client relations.