Born in Newport Beach, California, Chad has twenty years of experience as a global strategist, international consultant, producer, published author and prominent speaker. Founder of Devonfield, Chad’s areas of expertise are global strategy, film and media production, and international marketing. Chad has worked at Bank of America, Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch. A few of the companies he has consulted with include Cisco Systems, Moen, Nissan North America, PepsiCo, Pratt-Whitney and Royal Bank of Scotland. He received a Bachelor of Arts in British Literature and European History from Brown University; did post-graduate work at Harvard University; received an M.B.A. from Boston College; and continues study at the Institute of Directors, London; Stanford Graduate School of Business; and Wharton, University of Pennsylvania.
Chad has traveled throughout the world and spent two years in England for education and research. Now based in San Diego, California, he is a strong supporter of education and the Arts and sits on the Board of Horizon University, and is Past President of the Board of Directors of the San Diego Ballet. Chad enjoys world travel, reading, tennis, riding, swimming, sailing and the arts.