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Chris Waugh

Entrepreneur • Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Vice President of Design, One Medical Group and Google Innovation Lab for Food Experiences, Google. IDEO alumni.

Vice President of Design, One Medical Group and Google Innovation Lab for Food Experiences, Google. IDEO alumni.

8 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Marketing
  • Product
I don't yet have an idea I'm excited about

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Marketing
  • • Product

Involved In




Nike, Inc.
Jamie Oliver Food Foundation
Brookfield Properties


Vice President of Design One Medical Group November 2013 - present
Google Innovation Lab for Food Experiences Google February 2012 - present
Practice Lead Health & Wellness IDEO November 2009 - November 2013
Associate Partner IDEO 2002 - November 2013
Co-Founder - Food & Beverage Practice IDEO August 2002 - August 2011
Global Marketing Manager Specialized Bicycle Components 1999 - 2002
Global Marketing Specialized Bicycle Components 1997 - 1999


Fort Lews College, University Of Colorado Boulder International Business 1992 - 1996
University of Colorado Boulder Business Administration and Management, General 1995 - 1995
Air Academy 1988 - 1992

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Engineering
  • • Product
  • • UI/Design
Markets of Interest
  • • Healthcare
  • • Media
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Sports
  • • Transportation
  • • Fitness
  • • Nutrition
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Records
  • • Wellness
  • • Content

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Design • Innovation • Product Design • Design Thinking • Strategy

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Douglas Lehrman
We worked together  •  CEO, Pulse Equity Partners, LLC. Previously Partner, North Castle Partners LLC. Washington University in St. Louis grad.
Well trained, smart, combines a great left side and right side way of thinking. Is always thinking about new ideas and new ways to do things ... .
Matthew Loyd
They're my friends  •  Cofounder + CEO, Mosey. Previously Cofounder + CMO, Mosey. University of Washington grad.
Chris is insatiably curious. It makes him an endless learner and listener. He is one of the most substantial people I know, as a professiona ... l and as a friend.
John Bielenberg
We worked together  •  Co-founder, Future and Co-founder, COMMON.
Chris is razor sharp, energetic, committed and has great business experience through his background at IDEO. I've seen him in action and he' ... s impressive.
Tim Brown
We worked together  •  CEO, IDEO. Previously Board of Trustees, California College of the Arts.
Chris is deeply committed to solving for the needs of users. He has considerable experience in health and healthcare and has the kind of gri ... t and determination necessary to bring new business ideas to life.
Shawn Parr
We worked together  •  Shawn Parr is the Guvner & CEO of Bulldog Drummond, an innovation and design consultancy headquartered in San Diego.
Chris is a world-class collaborator, guide and advisor. He is an amazing person to partner with in terms of building, refining and building ... businesses. He is practical, inventive and inspiring to work with. I enjoyed every opportunity working with Chris.
Janelle Kellman
They're my friends  •  Board of Advisors, Ecotech Institute and Founder, Yale grad.
He has a unique and innovative way of taking a fresh looking at issues, and applying an intelligent and cogent analysis. He's also extremely ... personable, and very easy to work with.
Michael Horvath
They're my friends  •  Co-Founder, Chairman & President, Strava, Inc.. Previously CEO, Strava, Inc.. Northwestern grad. Harvard grad.
Chris sees the opportunities others do not. He is passionate about how design + technology can make a dent in the universe by solving some b ... ig problems. He is a strong team player / collaborator.
Hilary Hoeber
Design Strategist & Researcher, currently @Uber, before that @Instagram. Before that, Portfolio Leader, Public Sector, @IDEO.