Jeff Zwerner

Jeff is a seasoned marketing executive with a proven track-record building and leading teams to develop communication programs across a wide variety of media that accelerates business growth and creates long-term value. Jeff was most recently Senior Vice President, Brand Design at Palm, Inc. where he had global responsibility for transforming marketing functions as the company tried to re-establish itself behind the launch of its next generation product the Palm Pre and webOS. 

Prior to his role at Palm, Jeff was the founder and President of the San Francisco office of Factor Design, based in Hamburg, Germany. Over 13 years, Jeff built Factor Design into an internationally recognized design agency and launched successful products for design-driven organizations such as Apple, Coca-Cola, Gap, Google, GE, HP, L.L. Bean, Nike, Steelcase, Stanford University, and the Walt Disney Company. In 2007, he was nominated by peers across the U.S. for a National Design Award by the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

He has received numerous national and international awards from the Art Director’s Club, Type Directors Club, American Center for Design, Graphis, Communication Arts, Print, Red Dot, International Forum Design Hannover, and How among others.