Gavin Leader

Senior Technology Director

As Senior Technology Director, Gavin Leader guides a team of technical architects, developers, and consultants out of R/GA Portland. He brings over 15 years of experience working with large enterprises, innovation teams, and startups to make teams and products more powerful and efficient. He's passionate about user experience, quality software development and teams.

During his eight years at R/GA, Gavin has led several technology engagements with companies such as Nike, Samsung, and McDonalds, working with creative and strategy teams to bring ideas to life. He's has also acted as a consultant and analyst to several R/GA Ventures programs like the Global Sports Venture Studio, Oregon Enterprise Blockchain Venture Studio, Leap Venture Studio, among others. Prior to helping to found R/GA Portland, Gavin was a software developer and technology lead with stints in Seattle and Boulder.