Kelsey Ruger has spent the last decade as a developer, user experience designer, marketer and manager in pursuit of his passion for creating solutions that people love. He has lent his expertise to projects with AT&T, Yahoo, Microsoft, AIM Management, Myspace, Schlumberger and a number of smaller start-ups. Kelsey's consulting, design and web roots provide him with a unique perspective that helps him bridge the gaps between strategy, creativity and execution, ultimately resulting in useful solutions for his clients and their customers.
As Vice President of Design & Innovation for Houston based ChaiONE, Kelsey designs and develops new forward looking products forChaiONE and its customers. He spends a lot of time focused on the ways people, cultures, technology and institutions create share and influence our lives. He is particularly interested in the impact emerging technology will have on business and personal productivity.
A graduate of the University of Houston, Kelsey volunteers his time to several professional/community organizations such as Knowbility, C2Creative, Houston Interactive Marketing Association, and the Westwood College Advisory Committee. Kelsey is also a part of the planning committee for TEDxHouston and the Houston Creative Summit.