Debi is a strategist who helps companies, big and small, create smart solutions to problems worth solving. She likes to stress the “problems worth solving” part. Debi has been doing consumer research, brand strategy & innovation consulting for over 10 years and has worked with clients like Google, GM, Patagonia, PepsiCo, Tumblr and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Having earned her chops at Wieden + Kennedy, Anomaly and Sylvain Labs, Debi is now an independent consultant who works directly with companies, startups and nonprofits. She is especially passionate about using her skills to further global health, international development and environmental sustainability.
Debi has lived in Beijing, Shanghai, Portland, New York and is now proud to call herself a Seattleite. She loves the outdoors and once rode her bike 550 miles from Brooklyn, New York to Bar Harbor, Maine.
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