Nathan Adkisson is the Director of Strategy and Associate Creative Director at Local Projects. His clients include cultural institutions like the Cleveland Museum of Art, the American Museum of Natural History and ARoS Art Museum in Aarhus, Denmark.
Nathan Adkisson recently launched Target Open House, a permanent concept store for the Internet of Things in downtown San Francisco. Before joining Local Projects, Nathan was a senior strategist at renowned digital agency Big Spaceship where he led projects for Crayola, Chobani, Belvedere, Google, Samsung, Sonos, Purina, AOL, and Fiji water.
He was also on the Board of Directors of the non-profit SS Columbia Project, dedicated to the restoration and operation of America's oldest passenger steamship -- the National Historic Landmark SS Columbia -- revitalizing communities on the Hudson River through responsible heritage tourism.
Nathan Adkisson began his career in storytelling as a reporter for the Austin American-Statesman and Money magazine. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Northwestern.
Specialties: Product strategy, brand strategy, content strategy, design thinking, user experience, information architecture, interactive marketing, social media, emerging technology, analytics, copywriting, creative direction, consumer behavior, moderation, ethnography, branding, making people feel comfortable with change.