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Murphy Freelen

Murphy Freelen
Vice President, Smart Design

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Murphy Freelen leads the global digital services practice at Smart Design. As an expert in guiding and growing creative services firms, Murphy provides strategic leadership of the company’s digital design services for our global clients. At Smart, she elegantly and purposefully integrates digital, physical and brand into compelling and unexpected experiences that elevate people’s daily use of technology. Murphy leverages her deep understanding of clients’ desires and design’s capacity for generating business results.

Prior to Smart, Murphy held a variety of roles at frog design including General Manager of frog’s San Francisco studio and Director of Operations/Program Management.

In her wilder days, she worked at SPY magazine, MCA Records and ran a photo studio. Murphy earned her MBA at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and her BA from Stanford University.


Location: Conference Center - Golden Gate Room
Gordon Hui (Smart Design), Murphy Freelen (Smart Design), Robert Curtis, Ben Rottler (Independant)
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In the Age of Connected Devices, established incumbents face unrelenting competition from well-resourced Fortune 500 companies and nimble VC-backed startups. How do market leaders repeatedly innovate, create game-changing products, and avoid disruption? This panel brings together senior innovators from leading technology firms to discuss “next practices" for creating sustained success over time. Read more.