Tim Carlson

Tim is a creative thinker and doer who works closely with creators, business, academic and organizational leaders, and change agents to incubate, challenge and advance new concepts, products, services, organizational designs and untraditional offerings. Creativity, innovation and the power of transformation sit at the center of his work and leverage design methods to allow for deep understanding, ideation, creative strategy building, activation of ideas, evaluation and evolution of plan. This methodology is effectively used to better understand “the customer”, deliver new experiences for internal and external stakeholders and design/execute and bring to life, innovative organizational ideas, strategies and offerings.

Throughout his career, Tim has worked with more than 200 brands – large and small – in both the for-profit, academic and non-profit sectors including clients such as: Agfa/Monotype, Arbella Insurance Group, Atlantic Broadband, Avaya Communications, Dartmouth College, Grubb & Ellis, Harvard Medical School, The John F. Kennedy Library and Foundation, Lucent Technology, MIT, Polaroid Graphics Imaging, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Wellesley College, Whole Foods, and Universal Music Group.

Tim is an award-winning designer and has a business degree in finance and marketing from Boston University and is a frequent speaker within the business and design communities, including the American Marketing Association, AIGA, Seybold, and the Massachusetts Entrepreneur Program.