Hector Crespo

Head, Strategic Design, RBC Ventures at RBC

Hector is the Head of Strategic Design at RBC Ventures, a division of RBC.

In this role he and his team works closely with Venture Founders and partners to help them discover new business opportunities, conduct consumer research to gain insights on the human experience, and design exceptional and innovative products and services. Hector has the ultimate blend of creative thinking, business acumen and execution excellence. He has worked in consulting at advertising and digital agencies where he created and managed creative service and marketing practices. His clients included Fortune 500 companies such as the Cleveland Clinic, Goodyear, Eaton Corporation, and sport franchises such as the Cleveland Browns and Columbus Blue Jackets. He has also led digital and mobile strategy and design and delivery teams at large financial institutions such as Capital One, Charter One Bank, and Genworth Financial. Hector has undergraduate and graduate degrees in Visual Communication Design from Kent State University. While he grew up and lived throughout the U.S., he now makes his home in Oakville, Ontario with his wife and two children.

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