Eight Inc. Announces The Promotion of Matt Judge To North American Regional President
Matt will play a crucial hands-on role in the stewardship of Eight Inc.’s North American network, working with Principals and Directors to deliver the 8 Global business strategy.
San Francisco, California, January 18, 2019, Eight Inc., a global creative collective united by the belief that design defines human progress. The interdisciplinary studio specializes in the design of the human experience; Spaces, services, and the systems they live within, that change the way people think, feel and do.
The company reports that this year they are celebrating their 30th Anniversary and Matt’s promotion is part of that growth and strength of the team that will enable Eight Inc. to continue to dominate their niche.
In this new position, Matt will play a crucial hands-on role in the stewardship of Eight Inc.’s North American network, working with Principals and Directors to deliver the 8 Global business strategy. As the most senior executive in the region Matt will be responsible for the creative and commercial outcomes across the North America studios, and will report directly to the CEO.
In parallel to his Presidential responsibilities, Matt will also retain his role as Chief Communications Officer, and continue to lead the definition and creative expression of Eight Inc.’s commercial proposition.
Since joining Eight Inc. in 2010 Matt has proven himself to be a major talent in the organization. He has led the London studio through an accelerated period of growth, helped to establish our Dubai office by winning key accounts such as Jaguar Land Rover, The Crown Prince of Dubai and Barclays Bank along the way. Recently relocating to the US, Matt has been instrumental in the addition of Tiffany & Co. to the organization’s coveted client roster. The Eight Inc. leadership team is excited to see how the North American studios develop and respond to the challenges and opportunities ahead.
During his 16+ year career Matt considers himself to be enormously fortunate to have worked for, and alongside some of the most talented designers of a generation; a career which has given him the opportunity to work across continents, categories and disciplines, delivering award-winning work and experiencing both the client and agency side in the process.
In 2008, Matt founded Design Assembly, an online design forum gathering an audience of over 80,000 unique visitors each month to critically discuss design and its impact in the world. When the site was retired, the resulting publication, ’DA3’, which Matt wrote, edited and designed was recognized by the Creative Circle with a prestigious ‘Gold’ award for creative excellence.
Eight Inc. helps businesses and brands navigate the cultural and commercial challenges they face, in any industry or sector. More organism than an organization, their 200+ business creatives, and strategic designers are connected across 11 studios, 7 time zones, and 3 continents.