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David Betz

UP Global
VP of Storytelling
David Betz is VP of Storytelling at UP Global, the world’s largest nonprofit focused on building grassroots startup communities.

David has experience leading creative teams in strategic, design, branding, and editorial development for integrated print, Web, and new media programs. Before joining UP Global, he was Global Creative Director for the award winning Lexus magazine program and Creative Director at Story Worldwide.

Betz has also functioned as a writer, speaker, group facilitator, and teacher. He taught design at Kent Sate University and CCA, and served as co-president of the AIGA Seattle Chapter.

His work has been published nationally and internationally, in Graphis, Communication Arts, ID, the Los Angeles Times, The Seattle Times, AIGA 50 books/50 Covers, and several other publications.