Ed Bakos is the managing director of design studio Champalimaud. Ed's extensive luxury hospitality and restaurant experience, spanning 26 years, has positioned him as a leader in the design industry. His past projects have included the first W Hotel, the Belvedere Hotel in Mykonos and the Cosmopolitan Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.
Chad is an RTC communications market analyst and consultant at cwh.consulting, specializing in product management, marketing, and strategy advisory. Formerly, Chad Hart was the Head of Strategic Products at Voxbone, a company focussed on simplifying global communications for businesses, from over 9,000 area codes and across 60+ countries.
Customers want to connect with the people behind a premium product or brand so they can understand the product better, argues Adam Pritzker of Assembled Brands