Charlie Cannon is a designer and educator based in Providence, Rhode Island where he is a professor at the Rhode Island School of Design.
His academic and professional work focuses on purposeful innovation for social initiatives, community development, sustainability, and enterprise.
Professionally, Charlie works to help organisations direct their efforts toward larger social benefit. Clients include: Apple, the Sandia National Laboratories, the Big Picture Company, American Express, the Council on Strategic Risk, the Nature Conservancy of Oahu, Relativity Media, the Municipality of Wood Buffalo, and the Moses Brown School, among others.
He is a frequent collaborator with the Altimeter Design Group, PopTech, and the Epic Decade.