About

Who we are

We began in Germany in 1969, and built a reputation for making products people love. As we grew, our work expanded from industrial design to software and into the full set of experiences people have with a brand. Today our global teams solve systemic problems, identify hidden opportunities, and bring new products to market.

History

A four decade journey that has helped shape the world through design and innovation.

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Partners

The passionate organizations we collaborate with to solve tough problems and improve lives.

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Culture

The people, places, and things that make frog what it is.

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Leadership

  • Andy Zimmerman

    President

    Andy Zimmerman

    Andy Zimmerman

    President

    Andy Zimmermann drives frog’s strategy and oversees its worldwide operations. He brings to frog a strong track record of innovation through product and service development, new business formation, and strategic partnering in both large global and early stage companies.

  • Hans Neubert

    Chief Creative Officer

    Hans Neubert

    Hans Neubert

    Chief Creative Officer

    Hans is responsible for frog's global creative vision. He brings over 20 years of experience working at the intersections of Product, Digital, and Brand Design. Based in New York City, Hans is part of frog’s global leadership team. He has worked at frog since 2009 where he started as the ECD of the New York studio.

  • Craig Ayers

    Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer

    Craig Ayers

    Craig Ayers

    Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer

    Craig is responsible for frog’s financial strategy, health, and operational efficiency. He has deep expertise in the integration of finance, resource management, and business operations for both local and global assignments. Prior to joining frog, Craig spent 15 years with Accenture where he held various roles. Craig received a BBA in finance from Stephen F. Austin in Texas.

  • Joe Murray

    Vice President, Global Technology

    Joe Murray

    Joe Murray

    Vice President, Global Technology

    As the global lead of the technology discipline at frog, Joe orchestrates an amazing team of explorers, tinkerers, inventors, architects, engineers, and consultants to bring innovative product and service designs to life for frog’s clients. He has spent the last 25 years understanding the intersection of business systems, enterprise software, and the user experience for customers and employees.

  • Tjeerd Hoek

    Vice President, Creative

    Tjeerd Hoek

    Tjeerd Hoek

    Vice President, Creative

    Tjeerd is a creative leader focused on experience design for software and technology-amplified products and services across frog. He started the frog studio in Seattle in 2007, moving back to his homeland to join the Amsterdam studio in 2009. Tjeerd holds multiple user interface patents and has 20 years of experience in the design and development of innovative user experiences for a wide variety of software products, platforms, and services.

  • Ethan Imboden

    Vice President, Head of Venture Design

    Ethan Imboden

    Ethan Imboden

    Vice President, Head of Venture Design

    Ethan invests frog’s deep talent and diverse capabilities in the service of entrepreneurial efforts both large and small. A designer and founder himself, he offers our portfolio companies over 20 years of experience in guiding product innovation and entrepreneurial ventures.

  • Fabio Sergio

    Vice President, Creative

    Fabio Sergio

    Fabio Sergio

    Vice President, Creative

    Fabio is the global lead of frog's Social Impact practice, bringing human-centered innovation to collaborations with organizations such as Unicef and the World Economic Forum. With over 15 years of experience at the intersection of design, technology and human aspirations he leads engagements with global market leaders such as GE and Novartis, and helps to evolve frog's creative methods and capabilities. Fabio often speaks at worldwide events, and is a visiting professor at the Politecnico di Milano.

  • Cynthia Truska

    Vice President, Production Realization

    Cynthia Truska

    Cynthia Truska

    Vice President, Production Realization

    Cynthia leads frog's Production Realization practice, combining frog's excellence in user-centered design with the technical expertise needed to efficiently and expertly deliver products and software that enhance the human experience. She brings to frog over 20 years of experience in delivering transformative business solutions to market.

  • Richard Vander Meer

    Vice President, Program Management

    Richard Vander Meer

    Richard Vander Meer

    Vice President, Program Management

    Richard leads the Global Program Management team for frog. In combination with strategy, design and technology, his team is responsible for overall successful delivery of frog programs with a focus on client service. He brings over 15 years of US and International operational and delivery experience to frog.

  • Carsten Wierwille

    General Manager & Vice President, frog US

    Carsten Wierwille

    Carsten Wierwille

    General Manager & Vice President, frog US

    Carsten manages frog's operation in the U.S., aligning creative talent with client goals and financial objectives. He has 15 years of experience in digital design, technology, and innovation strategy, working for a digital agency, a data visualization start up, and in management consulting.

  • Klas Gothager

    General Manager, frog EMEA

    Klas Gothager

    Klas Gothager

    General Manager, frog EMEA

    As the General Manager for frog in Europe, Middle East and Africa, Klas drives frog’s strategy, creative, and technology teams to provide world-class innovation and design services. He has 20 years of experience in ideating and implementing new business models and solutions for clients in finance, media, high tech, telco, pharma, and engineering industries. Klas holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science.

  • Emily Chong

    Vice President, Global Marketing

    Emily Chong

    Emily Chong

    Vice President, Global Marketing

    Emily Chong leads the company's global marketing strategies and initiatives including brand management, partnerships, public relations and demand generation efforts. Having spent 7 years abroad, Emily has led marketing programs and teams spanning the US, Greater China, Japan, Singapore, Finland and Sweden. She joined frog in 2011 as Director of Marketing, Asia in Shanghai.

  • Stefano Nardo

    Executive Director & Head of Business Development, EMEAI

    Stefano Nardo

    Stefano Nardo

    Executive Director & Head of Business Development, EMEAI

    Stefano leads the team charged with building new business and client relationships in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India. He brings over 10 years of international marketing and sales experience gained with innovation leaders in the telecommunications industry.