Christian Markow is a seasoned creative director, and product, service and brand innovator with 20 years of experience developing unique brand identities, envisioning new products and customer experiences, and engaging employee cultures around them.
Christian’s client work includes Target, GE, T-Mobile, Keurig Green Mountain, Hershey, Pepsi, Gatorade, Kashi, Lipton, Campina, Thrive Farmers, Campbell’s, Wal-Mart, Disney, Dell, Leo Burnett, Goodwill, Sanofi-Aventis, Bristol-Meyer Squibb, NBC Universal, People, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Sprint, ALDO, Zurich and Chase.
Formerly, he worked at Prophet – a brand strategy firm, leading brand experience and concept development in food, finance, retail and hospitality. Before Prophet, he was creative director for Padilla where he led development of brand campaigns in a variety of industries. He holds a bachelor’s in English from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
Christian speaks on the topics of inspiration method, creative strategy and innovation. He loves telling a good story, hunting down hidden coffee shops, cooking up adventures with his wife and two kids, and sweating over his ever-closer-to-being-finished novel.