Brian Haven brings a design thinking approach to his role guiding the business strategy and day-to-day operations at Bodine & Co.
Brian is also the co-founder and president of Grand View Research, a market research and consulting company that offers market intelligence studies ensuring relevant and fact-based research across a range of industries including Technology, Chemicals, Materials, and Energy.
As chief strategy officer at iCrossing, Brian led the agency’s corporate strategy as well as its strategy practice — including planning, research, social media, and community management offerings — advising CMOs on business and marketing solutions to drive their brands forward. He’s led client engagements with companies like Adobe, Avery Dennison, Best Buy, Billboard.com, Dell, Fidelity, Honda, MTV, Research in Motion, Robert Half, Sunrun, and UPS.
An industry expert in customer engagement and social media’s impact on organizations, Brian frequented the keynote stage while a senior analyst at Forrester Research. You’ll find his insights on CNBC and NPR and in press outlets including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Newsweek, Advertising Age, Adweek, Brandweek, and Entrepreneur Magazine.
Brian’s past experience spans design strategy, design research, and interaction design.