Managing Director, Head of Design and Innovation
Rowland Hobbs is a Managing Director and head of design and innovation. He advises clients on product design, growth strategies, experience design, branding, digital marketing, and developing a design-driven culture.
Prior to joining Teneo, Mr. Hobbs was the director of product design at Accenture, where he led digital, mobile and product design initiatives for AIG and Wells Fargo. Before that, Mr. Hobbs was founder and CEO of popular mobile photo- sharing startup, Linea; founder and CEO of Post+Beam, an innovation and communication firm; and also founded the digital practice at communications firm Ruder Finn, where he was part of the management team that launched RF Binder Partners, a communications advisory firm.
Mr. Hobbs has been recognized by Fast Company, Forbes, and TechCrunch as a design leader, and won numerous awards in advertising, branding and digital product development.
Mr. Hobbs is on the board of Firelight Foundation, and active in microfinance organizations. He has a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence University and M.A. in philosophy from K.U. Leuven, Belgium, and is a citizen of The United States and The United Kingdom.