Natalie Hansen-Kowta is an Executive Creative Director and design leader. She leads and mentors multidisciplinary design teams and works should-to-shoulder with executive stakeholders through empowerment, transparent communication, deep empathy, and human-centered design strategies.
Natalie has held Executive Creative Director positions at CNET & CBS News and Creative Director roles at Sony Music and Sega. Most recently, she has been working with some of the world’s most innovative start-ups leading product design and brand strategy. Natalie has also spent several years working with design firms such as Digitas, Team One/Saatchi & Saatchi, and Publicis.
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.