Chris Deyo

Consumer Products Innovation and General Management Executive
San Francisco, California

Chris has over 35 years of experience in the consumer products and technology sectors, including innovation roles at Procter & Gamble and Nestle, as well as senior leadership roles at several early stage companies such as and The RealReal.

Chris’s general management expertise is in bringing start-up companies to scale. Most recently, he was EVP of Operations at The RealReal, an online luxury resale marketplace for fashion, jewelry and watches. As a pioneer in the circular economy, The RealReal has extended the life of over 6 million items of value and is on pace to surpass $1 billion in annual revenue.

Chris’s interest is in applying his consumer innovation and executive leadership experience to addressing the growing challenges of climate change.

Chris holds a bachelor’s degree in Television/Radio from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and an MBA from the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University.

Chris and his wife Nancy, a DCI Fellow, reside in San Francisco.

Fellow: Nancy Deyo