Established independent consultant in the business of content.
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I define content offerings; design products and programs delivering them; and grow or guide organizations supporting them. It's a mix of strategy and execution, based on client need.
I'm an independent strategy consultant focused on the business of content. I came up through user experience design, product development and information sciences. A client said I build content "machines," which feels apt.
I'm increasingly working at the intersection of video, content discovery and personalization. Recent projects have been split between strategy, design and management consulting: from establishing a big media brand's content strategy for screened entertainment; designing personalized content experiences and products; and to scaling large, end-to-end content operations. I'm also applying a decade's learning to develop Bucket, a new business I launched in 2017.
Simply put? In a modest and independent way, I'm helping shape the future of content: how the craft and economics of the content business will evolve with emerging technologies. It's an exciting time.
Bucket Studio is a boutique UX/CX practice dedicated to better personalization and connected experiences for digital professionals.
Across services, product, and community offerings, Bucket delivers high-performing, well-orchestrated customer experiences that users love and businesses envy—in every setting, at any scale, or any budget.