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Chokdee

PRESIDENT + FOUNDER

Hometown: 
City By The Lake

Favorite book(s):
Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom by John O’Donahue

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike by Phil Knight

Random fact:
In a previous life, I recorded an album Billboard Magazine called "required listening for Hip Hop's New School" by poet & writer Corey Cokes.

How do you make Story+Structure do its magic? 
- Hire wicked smart people & support them.
- Create useful chaos that might create opportunities where none existed before.

Bio:
Chokdee has been designing human-centered experiences since 1995. He founded Story+Structure in 2007. His work focuses on social impact projects across a wide swath of sectors including: higher education, health and human services, healthcare, arts, manufacturing, government, technology, startups, and non-profit. 

Chokdee has been a featured speaker, panelist, and moderator at national conferences. Most recently he participated in the annual MIT CIO Symposium and was asked to speak at TEDx. Chokdee also served on the Board of Directors of Design Museum Foundation. 

Chokdee has a BSBA from Boston University in Finance, though he opted to pursue design than Wall Street. Chokdee enjoys a Buddhist and vegetarian lifestyle, riding his Harley-Davidson, and playing in Paper Summer, a Boston-based experimental rock band. 

Follow Chokdee on Twitter @chokecity