Dave Mason

Dave Mason
(Canada/United States)
Award-winning designer, strategist, film producer, speaker and conference founder, Dave’s clients include Sesame Workshop, Swiss Army Brands, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and NCR.

Dave Mason was born in England and raised in Canada, where he formed his own design firm in 1984. He and co-founders Greg and Pat Samata formed Chicago/Vancouver-based SamataMason Inc. in 1995. His strategy and design work for clients such as Sesame Workshop, Swiss Army Brands, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and NCR has been honored in hundreds of national and international competitions and publications.

Mason has served as a guest speaker at design industry functions and schools, and has served as a juror for design competitions across North America and in Asia. He has also co-founded a number of successful business ventures including OpinionLab, Inc., the leader in web-based VoC (voice of customer) intelligence systems, Cusp Conference LLC, which produces an annual conference about 'the design of everything,' and documentary film producer NoisemakerFilms.

Dave Mason was recently awarded FGDC status as a Fellow of the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada—GDC's highest honour.


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Session: Conference MC