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Chris Van Dyke

President and Chief Executive Officer

Nau

HQ Phone:  (503) 808-1700

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Nau

710 NW 14th Ave. 1st Floor

Portland, Oregon,97209

United States

Company Description

Nau (pronounced "now") is a clothing company based in Portland, Oregon and a wholly owned, independent subsidiary of Black Yak. They design, make and sell sustainable urban + outdoor apparel? integrated designs for the modern mobile lifestyle. Nau is committed... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Attorney

Nike , Inc.


Vice President of Marketing and Product Development

Patagonia Inc


Partner

Songlines Communications


Senior Vice President of Strategic Communications

World Wildlife Fund Inc


Law Clerk for Chief Justice

Oregon Supreme Court Chief Justice Arno Deneke


Affiliations

Oregon Cultural Trust

Board Member


Oregon Outdoor Alliance

Board Member


Bend

Board Member


Caldera

Board Member


SAR Foundation Inc

Board Member


SAR Academy

Board Member


Oregon Natural Desert Association

Board Member


Van Dyke & Zilligen

Founder


Statehood Media LLC

Advisory Board Member


Deschutes County Search & Rescue Foundation

Board Member


Education

B.A.

Occidental College


J.D.

Arizona State University College of Law


Web References(123 Total References)


Advisory Board – Statehood Media

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Chris Van Dyke
Chris Van Dyke began practicing law in Oregon in the mid-1970s. After nine years in the public sector, including four years as a district attorney for Marion County, Chris moved to the private sector. He began as an attorney for Nike, where his role eventually morphed into that of marketing director, product developer and brand manager. From there, he moved to Patagonia where he was responsible for the management of marketing and branding communications, including advertising, catalog, website, retail and PR. Chris also co-founded Nau Inc. a sustainable outdoor clothing retailer. Chris is currently consulting for various consumer product companies on branding and sustainability issues.


Building a Bonfire Brand: People & Culture, Storytelling, and Brand Architecture - BREDD

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Attendees will have a chance to refine and/or build their companies brand through interactive topics: People, Values & Mission led by Lu Setnicka, Story Telling to Leverage Brand led by Chris Van Dyke, Brand Architecture led by Hal Arneson.
"I'm so happy that Lu, Hal and Chris wanted to come to Missoula," says BB&C founder, Blake Nicolazzo, who worked for Patagonia with Lu Setnicka, "I've always wanted to share Patagonia's inspiring and authentic recipe with my friends, clients, and colleagues. A founding member of Nau, Inc., Hal partnered with Jil Zilligen and Chris Van Dyke to create a unique business model built on the foundational principle of blending profitability and sustainable business practices. Chris Van Dyke: Chris works with companies, non-profit and social change organizations to develop and implement communication strategies that effectively support their institutional goals. In this process, he helps companies and organizations articulate and prioritize their objectives so that they may identify and influence key constituencies through their communications. Chris has over 30 years of senior experience building and leading teams in the private, public and non-profit sectors. Trained as an attorney, Chris has worked the past two and a half decades in communications and brand building for businesses ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies and, most recently, as the Senior VP of Strategic Communications at World Wildlife Fund in Washington, DC. Early in his career, Chris was elected District Attorney in Salem, Oregon where he also served as the Chair of the Oregon District Attorney's Legislative Committee. Following his term in office, Chris joined Nike, Inc. as East Coast Legal Counsel in Washington, DC. During his 17-year tenure with Nike, Chris moved from legal work to a focus on communications and brand building, working as Marketing Director for Nike's U.S. apparel division and later as Regional Marketing and Brand Director for Nike's Asia Pacific office in Hong Kong. Following Nike, Chris held a senior position at Patagonia, Inc. where he was VP of Marketing and Product Development. In 2004, Chris co-founded Nau, Inc. and was its President and CEO. At Nau, Chris and his team won numerous product and sustainability awards including awards from Time, The Social Venture Network, Outside Magazine and National Geographic Adventure. As CEO of Nau, Chris was a guest speaker at Harvard Business School, Stanford Business School, Hass School of Business, P&G, LOHAS, and the Social Venture Network.


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Chris Van Dyke Chris has over 30 years of senior experience building and leading teams in the private, public and non-profit sectors. Currently a resident of Bend, Chris Van Dyke owns Songlines Communications, where he works with companies, non-profit and social change organizations to develop and implement communication strategies that effectively support their institutional goals. Early in his career, Chris was elected District Attorney in Salem, where he also served as the Chair of the Oregon District Attorney's Legislative Committee. Following his term in office, Chris joined Nike as East Coast Legal Counsel in Washington, DC. During his 17-year tenure with Nike, he moved from legal work to communications and brand building, working as Marketing Director for Nike's U.S. apparel division and later as Regional Marketing and Brand Director for Nike's Asia Pacific office in Hong Kong. Following Nike, Chris held a senior position at Patagonia, Inc. where he was VP of Marketing and Product Development. In 2004, Chris co-founded Nau, Inc. and was its President and CEO. At Nau, Chris and his team won numerous product and sustainability awards including awards from Time, The Social Venture Network, Outside Magazine and National Geographic Adventure. Before moving to Bend, Chris worked as senior vice president of strategic communications at World Wildlife Fund in Washington, DC.


HBSP Titles on: Product management

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Conversation: Nau CEO Chris Van Dyke on Tapping Customers' Passions
Corporate Imagination and Expeditionary Marketing


statehoodmedia.com

Chris Van Dyke
Chris Van Dyke Chris Van Dyke began practicing law in Oregon in the mid-1970s. After nine years in the public sector, including four years as a district attorney for Marion County, Chris moved to the private sector. He began as an attorney for Nike, where his role eventually morphed into that of marketing director, product developer and brand manager. From there, he moved to Patagonia where he was responsible for the management of marketing and branding communications, including advertising, catalog, website, retail and PR. Chris also co-founded Nau Inc. a sustainable outdoor clothing retailer. Chris is currently consulting for various consumer product companies on branding and sustainability issues.


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