Duke loves building bonfires with soul—powerful, emotionally charged brands that stand for something meaningful in the world.
He is currently chief brand officer at Newlab, a unique innovation lab that focuses on advancing technologies that support the health of the planet. Newlab was recently cited as Fast Company Design Company of the Year.
Honored by Forbes as one of the top 50 Game-Changing CMOs, Duke has spent the last 30-plus years helping to build iconic global brands (Nike, Seventh Generation, lululemon). In addition, he has served on the board and in mentor roles with The Biomimicry Institute, 21c Hotels, The Unreasonable Group, Healthy Child Healthy World, Oak Grove School and Love Your Brain. He shares his learnings in Bonfire with Soul, a four-week online course from the DO Lectures.
A lover of nature, slow food, horsemanship, and yoga, Duke and his family live on a small ranch in idyllic Ojai, California, along with horses, dogs, cats, and chickens.