Chris Stutzman is a core member of BCG Digital Ventures (DV), Boston Consulting Group’s corporate innovation and incubation firm. He is the lead for DV’s global consumer practice and serves as lead for BCG’s customer demand and innovation work, using consumer demand, design thinking, and technology to identify and build new products, services, and businesses.

Chris’s primary focus is the consumer industry—he helps companies launch products and businesses in the consumer products, durables, and health and wellness fields. He is an expert in business model innovation, digital product strategy, branding, and marketing, as well as products and services for the digital age.

Before joining BCG DV in 2015, Chris worked at R/GA as VP/Managing Director of Business Transformation, and before that, at Forrester Research, advising startups, CMOs, and CTOs on business model, sales and marketing, and new product strategies.

Chris is also the co-author of Connected by Design: Seven Principles for Business Transformation Through Functional Integration, published in 2014.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Product and service innovation
  • Digital innovation
  • Business model innovation
  • Branding
  • Marketing
  • Early-stage business building
  • Direct to consumer

EDUCATION

  • MBA, Duke University, Fuqua School of Management
  • BA, Bucknell University