Natalie Hansen-Kowta is an Executive Creative Director and design leader. She leads and mentors multidisciplinary design teams and provides high-level design expertise to C-Suite and executive stakeholders at start-ups and global organizations. She leads with human-centered design strategies, team empowerment, transparent communication, and deep empathy.
Natalie is currently working with some of the world’s most innovative start-ups – leading product design, branding and product marketing. Natalie has also spent several years working with design firms such as Digitas, Team One/Saatchi & Saatchi, and Publicis. Prior to consulting, Natalie held Executive Creative Director positions at CNET & CBS News and Creative Director roles at Sony Music and Sega.
Natalie has successfully built award-winning design teams from the ground up and has transformed existing teams into innovative and creative powerhouses by providing endless inspiration, inclusivity, and collaborative communication.