Noel Childs is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary design director who’s worked in the Chicago creative & tech industry for twenty-five years. He has a diverse background in experience design, branding, innovation and design thinking. Noel is a passionate champion of the creative process, a connector of ideas and a brand storyteller. In 2013, he founded 9INE, an innovation and design agency, and he currently serves as VP/Group Director of Experience Design at Digitas in Chicago. Noel lives in St. Charles with his wife, Kari and three daughters.