Thinkwell Group Promotes Dave Cobb to Vice President, Creative Development
Company sees Cobb as industry leader, evangelist and promotion acknowledges his contribution to major and strategic projects within the organization.
BURBANK, CALIF. (April 20, 2015) — Thinkwell Group, a worldwide experience design and production agency specializing in the creation of theme parks, major attractions, events, museums, exhibits, expos, and live shows around the world, today announced the promotion of Dave Cobb to Vice President, Creative Development. The move acknowledges his significant creative contributions to key projects at Thinkwell.
Dave joined the company in 2007, coming from Paramount Pictures/Paramount Parks as a creative director. He has worked on many creative developments over the past eight years, including some of the largest projects at Thinkwell, such as Monkey Kingdom theme park in China, confidential projects for Warner Bros., a television animation series development for a major U.S. cable network, Jurassic Dream Daqing in China, and a touring exhibition for the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry. Dave is a much sought after speaker at international conferences, including: The Gamification Summit, MindShare LA, TEA Summit, SATE, and EvenTech. He has also spoken at the IAAPA Future Legends Panel in the past.
“We are extremely pleased to acknowledge Dave’s role as a senior member of the creative team at Thinkwell,” said Craig Hanna, Chief Creative Officer at Thinkwell Group. “Dave is an incredible talent, is recognized throughout the industry as a thought leader, and continues to advocate for innovative guest experiences around the world.”
“The creative brain trust that Thinkwell has cultivated over the last decade truly excites me,” said Dave Cobb on his promotion. “I’m energized by the collaborative spirit that we foster at Thinkwell and every day is a chance to mentor and develop new talent. Our ongoing, diverse slate of projects is thrilling and challenging, and I’m excited for all the incredible ways we are evolving the future of guest experiences.”
Dave’s current project assignments include the oversight and creative direction of a major theme park development, family entertainment center, and indoor ski and snow projects in the Middle East and China, amongst others.
About Thinkwell Group
Founded in 2001, Thinkwell is a global design and production agency that connects companies with custom content-driven experiences in the physical world. The agency headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in Beijing and Abu Dhabi collaborates with its clients to envision, strategize, and create immersive, one-of-a-kind guest experiences. Thinkwell specializes in the creation of theme parks, resorts, museums, exhibits, location-based entertainment, live performances and events around the world. The award-winning company has become a leader in experiential design by bringing a unique holistic approach to every creative engagement, delivering extraordinary results to notable clients over the years, including Fortune 500 companies, film studios, museums, theme parks and destination resorts. For more information visit: www.thinkwell.staging.work
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