Opportunity Green Business Conference 2011 Speakers
Co-Founder and Chief Design Officer
Jason Carignan, Co-Founder, Chief Design Officer Jason Carignan, Vapur Co-Founder and Chief Design Officer, has spent his career building customer experience and brand strategies for some of today’s leading companies. An experienced design and strategy thought-leader, Jason has led brand innovation projects for some of today's most recognized brands including Anthem Blue Cross, Four Seasons Hotels, Countrywide Bank, First Marblehead and Sprint. Prior to founding Vapur, Jason was the CEO of Tonic, Inc., a boutique brand consultancy that worked with a diverse range of clients in healthcare, hospitality, financial services and technology. Earlier in his career, Jason worked for several boutique brand studios in Southern California and served for many years as a VP of Marketing at several leading financial services firms like Citibank, Cal Fed and Glendale Federal Bank where he gained insight into client-side marketing and intra-organizational systems and processes. As a “creative idealist,” Jason fuses his love of the outdoors with his passion for design, fashion and trend-spotting to develop the Vapur product line and brand. Jason received his BA in Advertising from California Lutheran University and was recently recognized by the School of Management as one of the Top 25 Silver Anniversary Alumni. He currently resides in Southern California with his family.