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Chris Kocek

Chris Kocek is the Founder and CEO of Gallant, an Austin, Texas-based strategy and design studio dedicated to building brands for a better world. Prior to starting Gallant, Chris worked as a strategic planner at advertising agencies in NYC and Austin, developing nationally recognized campaigns for a number of Fortune 500 brands and highly respected nonprofits, including AARP, Lowe’s Home Improvement, Hyatt Hotels, Ace Hardware, John Deere, and The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. In addition to guest lecturing at the University of Texas, Chris is a public speaker whose talks on creativity and innovation have been featured at strategic symposiums around the country as well as TEDx. He is the author of The Practical Pocket Guide to Account Planning (Yellow Bird Press, 2013).

3 Recent Stories

The Difference Between a Business and a Brand

The Difference Between a Business and a Brand

How do you define what a brand is, and what does it take to get there?
February 8, 2014 in Branding
Why Smart Marketing Is Like a Great First Date

Why Smart Marketing Is Like a Great First Date

If you only talked about yourself on a first date, chances are it'd be your last. Don't do the same when it comes to marketing your brand.
October 16, 2013 in Marketing Ideas
How to Turn Customers Into Data Junkies Who Can't Get Enough of Your Brand

How to Turn Customers Into Data Junkies Who Can't Get Enough of Your Brand

Using data to give customers insight on how they're living their lives can help build a loyal following for your brand. Here's how.
September 12, 2013 in News and Trends

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