BROOKLYN, USA // Richard is an award-winning design executive, team builder, industry leader, and C-suite partner with 20+ years of experience in building, guiding, and directing world class digital design teams to envision, pilot, and ship innovative digital products, services, and customer experiences to market.
Richard currently leads Twitter’s Revenue Product Design team as a VP of Design with a focus on leveraging human-centered design to drive revenue opportunities for Twitter while also serving the public conversation.
Prior to Twitter, Richard served as the Global Chief Experience Officer + US Chief Creative Officer for a team of over 200+ creatives across 11 global cities. Richard was also a co-Founder and Partner in R/GA Ventures and has worked with and advised more than 80+ early-to-growth stage startups.
Richard has worked with a wide range of companies throughout his career including Nike, Samsung, Google, Verizon, ESPN, Equinox, and Goldman Sachs. Richard's work has received nearly every major industry creative award, including the Cannes Titanium Lion, the D&AD Black Pencil, and the Grand CLIO. Throughout his career, Richard has been a much sought-after industry leader and has served on a number of creative award show juries such as Cannes, The One Show, The Art Director’s Club, the International CLIO Awards, and the London International Awards. Additionally, Richard has spoken at prominent conferences such as Cannes, RISE, SXSWi, and CES and written articles for Harvard Business Review, The Atlantic, Huffington Post, and Advertising Age.
Richard is also a co-founder and Board Member of LAAUNCH, a non-profit created to combat anti-Asian hate crimes and to increase Asian representation.
Aside from his professional pursuits, Richard has deep subject matter expertise on sports, sneakers, and hip hop music. To learn more about Richard, follow @flytip on Twitter.