R/GA Creative Veteran Joins Valtech As Executive Creative Director

David DeCheser will lead the agency’s North America expansion

Valtech, a company focused on customer experience transformation, announced today that they have hired David DeCheser as the company’s first Senior Vice President, Executive Creative Director for North America. An award winning design leader innovating at the intersection of brand, technology and culture, David has led a wide range of engagements spanning wearables, retail innovation, product & service design, machine learning and disruptive media campaigns.

With nearly two decades of experience in digital, he has worked with some of the world’s most recognizable brands including LEGO, Marvel, ESPN, Mailchimp, Google, Volvo, Fossil, Verizon, Michael Kors and Samsung.

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“What excited me about Valtech was their relentless focus on customer experience,” explained David DeCheser, Senior Vice President, Executive Creative Director, North America for Valtech. “2020 turned the whole definition of customer experience on its head. Valtech is uniquely equipped to meet the needs of companies navigating this change, combining deep technical expertise with some of the world’s top creative talent.” 

Prior to joining Valtech, DeCheser served as R/GA’s vice president, Group Executive Creative Director for a decade, leading some of the agency’s most recognizable works. His work has garnered wide-ranging accolades from Cannes Lions, ADC, D&AD, CLIO, The One Show, including a Grand CLIO and Best of Show for the IxDA Awards. His work has also been featured in mainstream media including The New York TimesFast CompanyUSA Today, IncVox, The Verge, Mashable, Engadget, and InStyle.

As a leader in the creative industry, DeCheser has been a juror for The One Show, and The Webby Awards. He’s mentored startups with Techstars, and has spoken at events such as the Design Thinkers conference in Toronto.

“We are thrilled for David to be joining Valtech’s leadership team. Our clients, and our teams, will greatly benefit from his creative talents and depth of experience in product and service innovation,” said Marc Blumberg, Executive Vice President, Valtech North America. 

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