Brian Collins is a designer, creative director, and educator. He is the founder of COLLINS a brand and experience design firm based in San Francisco and New York. The firm was named by Forbes as one of the companies transforming the future of brand building. He was the first graphic designer invited to speak at the World Economic Forum in Davos. He is a board member of the One Club for Creativity, and has been a professor at the School of Visual Arts since 2001. He is a Distinguished Alumnus of the Massachusetts College of Art and Design and has received an Honorary Doctorate from the Art Center College of Design. Fast Company named him an American Master of Design in 2005.