We’re kicking off 2018 with some exciting U.S. leadership promotions here at Redscout. Colin Chow has been named Chief Executive Officer, as our founder Jonah Disend officially becomes Founder & Chairman to focus on furthering Redscout’s work, talent and culture across offices. In addition, Ivan Kayser is being promoted to Chief Strategy Officer, and Natalie Smith becomes General Manager of the New York office.
Based in San Francisco, Colin’s promotion to CEO comes after driving Redscout’s impact as West Coast Managing Director, working with clients like Airbnb, PepsiCo, Fox Sports, Gymboree, TGI Fridays and Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment, among others.
Ivan has been promoted to Chief Strategy Officer. In his prior role as New York Head of Strategy, and throughout his career, Ivan has focused on applying an experimental and iterative creative process to strategic business challenges and venture design, while leading innovation projects for clients like Best Buy, Google, ADP, Disney, and Peloton.
Natalie becomes General Manager of Redscout’s New York flagship office. In her most recent role as Head of Client Services, she was responsible for building Redscout’s client services team and capabilities, and for enhancing operational excellence.