Chris Cowart

Singularity Expert: Design Thinking

Chris is currently Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer at Treasure8, a food technology company, to deploy nutrition more widely and reduce food waste globally.He has been a user experience, design, and product executive. He has worked across brands, innovation consulting, and venture communities over the past 25 years. Over a 14 year career at IDEO, he pioneered the human factors and user research disciplines in the design industry, and launched many ‘first of their categories’ products.

He fluidly spans the disciplines of user centered design, product, partnerships and business, and his continuous learning approach has allowed him to add new facets like venture capital and future forecasting.He has a new venture and investment focus on disrupting retail, health & wellness, and consumer financial services. Chris is a thought leader on the future of sports and the future of medicine.