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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 a TEDx event.

Chokdee is also the Vice Chair on the Board of Directors of Design Museum Foundation. He has a BSBA from Boston University in Finance, enjoys a Buddhist and vegetarian lifestyle, riding his Harley-Davidson, and playing in local rock bands. 

Follow Chokdee on Twitter @chokecity