Speaker Jenna Niven & David DeCheser


Group Creative Director & Executive Creative Director at R/GA

As a creative director focusing on emerging technology, Jenna has worked with dozens of Fortune 500 clients to deliver innovative and creative solutions that connect and engage with their various audiences. Over the past 14 years she has worked to bridge the gap between data science, engineering and creatives. And with a degree in AI programming, she has focused on integrating AI into the entire creative process from research, to ideation, to product/service design – creating an AI design framework along the way.

David partners with clients to bring innovative products and services to market. With nearly two decades of experience in digital, he’s worked with leading global brands including LEGO, Marvel, ESPN, Mailchimp, Volvo, Michael Kors, Google and Fossil. His work has garnered wide-ranging accolades from Cannes Lions, ADC, D&AD, CLIO, The One Show and a Grand CLIO and Best of Show for the IxDA Awards. He graduated from Rutgers University with a self-designed interdisciplinary major that combined Design, Art and Computer Science.

To invent a new business, redesign a product or imagine a new experience, you need to meld together a group of diverse expertise from a range of backgrounds

Talk: Connected Leaders: The Art of Team Curation


*Jenna Niven and David DeCheser have replaced Tiffany Rolfe and Angie Hannam