Design Direction for Products and Brands
Greg grows early stage companies and innovates brands. He activates personal connections to products and services. He's passionate about human insights and emerging technologies that will shape the future.
Most recently, Greg was a Vice-President, Art (Digital Product Design Lead) at CDMiConnect (Omnicom Health Group) managing design teams and crafting strategic design concepts. As a member of the Emerging Digital Group, he led human-centered design workflows and leverages emerging tech platforms. He works with startups and non-profits to activate new brand growth and value. With extensive experience in advertising, branding and product design, Greg has covered a diverse range of healthcare, finance, consumer and tech clients.
Prior agency experience includes Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, McCann Erickson, Wunderman, Futurebrand, and his own strategic design consultancy–the Longitude. Greg is armed with degrees in communications and business from the University of California, Berkeley and graphic design from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena.
Reaching beyond agency work, Greg activates movements for social change. For five years, Greg served on the Board of Directors for Restore NYC helping sex-trafficking survivors. He was recognized as one of America's Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs by Bloomberg Businessweek and also awarded a Sappi Paper Ideas That Matter Grant.
Greg finds joy in travel hacking his way around the world and learning about the latest trends. Ever since the dawn of social media, he's been sharing and creating content nearly everywhere as @gregwong.