Chris Duffey

Chris Duffey

Strategic Development, Creative Cloud Design at Adobe
New York, United States

About me

Renowned within the realm of technological foresight and an authority on avenues of growth for brands, institutions, and society through the fusion of technology and innovation, Chris Duffey has positioned himself as a guiding force. Presently at the helm of Adobe's strategic developmental liaisons, Duffey is at the forefront of driving initiatives that bridge the gap between cutting-edge technological concepts and tangible application.

Duffey's expertise traverses the landscape of cutting-edge technologies including AI, GenAI, AR, VR, XR, Metaverse, Web3, Blockchain, NFTs, DAOs, DeFi, Crypto, Spatial Computing, and Virtual Worlds, making him an arbiter of the tech frontier.

With a resounding reach, Chris' compelling keynote addresses have resonated to the tune of over 50 million impressions. The global resonance of his sessions has been documented in distinguished outlets such as Access Hollywood, Extra, Ok Magazine, Hello, People, Daily Mail, and Euro News, thus affirming his influence across diverse media platforms.

A testament to his eminence, Duffey's work has found a spotlight across 200 international media sources, including heavyweight publications like the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Inc., Adweek, Adage, Cheddar, The Guardian, The Mirror, The Drum, Campaign, CMO.com, NYPost, and Business Insider. A nod to his stature, Google, McKinsey, and Wharton have featured and acknowledged his contributions in their digital marketing chronicles. Beyond the media, Duffey's commitment extends to shaping industry discourse through his presence on The Board of Directors for Association of National Advertisers NY (ANA) and The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Board of Industry Leaders.

As the author behind the acclaimed work "Superhuman Innovation," Chris Duffey has pioneered a literary dialogue where AI co-authors about AI, an endeavor that earned the distinction of being recognized as one of the finest product innovation books by BOOKAUTHORITY. 2023 saw the publication of "Decoding the Metaverse: Expand Your Business Using Web3," further establishing Duffey's authority in evolving digital domains.

A luminary in his own right, Chris assumes the roles of an Award-Winning Executive Creative Director, a Notable Speaker, and a Published Author. Business Insider has prominently positioned him among the industry's foremost minds on the ever-evolving facets of mobile marketing. Qualcomm's selection of him as a prime luminary in AI and his reception of the #1 Boldest Digital Health Influencer Award by New York City Health Business Leaders illuminate his trailblazing presence.

Having lent his creative insights to over 35 global advertising agencies within major Holding Co's such as WPP, IPG, Havas, Omnicom, Publicis, and MDC, Chris has steered a trajectory of innovation and consultancy. His vocal presence on the global stage includes appearances at distinguished venues like the United Nations, Irish Parliament, CES, SXSW, Adobe MAX, Social Media Week, Dublin Tech Summit, Cyprus Reflect Fest, London Book Fair, MAD Stars South Korea, Association of National Advertisers, Columbia University, Wonderland AI, WebXR, Swiss Cognitive, Social Media Day, The Conference Board, Advertising Week, Seattle Interactive, and DPP. Notably, his resonance at the Cannes Lions Festival has been repeated ten times over, where his keynotes have delved into themes like Generative Experience Design, Computational Creativity, Human+Machine interactions, and Mobile Marketing. A pinnacle achievement remains his shared platform with Kim Kardashian at Lions, where they delved into the realm of digital twin Mobile Gaming.

Positions

Strategic Development, Creative Cloud
United States
June 2017 - Present (6 years 11 months)
EVP Global Executive Creative Director
New York, United States
2013 - 2017 (4 years)
Creative
FCBNeon
United States
2011 - 2013 (2 years)

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