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Our team has experience with leading brands across the globe

The Skyscraper, Inc. team has innovation, insights, and brand management expertise that spans some of the best-known global brands. From cutting-edge entrepreneurial firms to consumer goods and high tech, we've got the experience we need to jump right in. But we always show up with fresh eyes and full curiosity for new innovation challenges. “Been there, done that” is not in our vocabulary.

And we're nice folks to work with, too!

 

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MICHAEL MURPHY, PRESIDENT & CHIEF INNOVATION OFFICER

13 Years Marketing, Consumer Research, Strategy, and Innovation Experience. US and Global, CPG and Technology // Hershey’s, Reese’s, Classico, Smart Ones, Bagel Bites, More // BS Computer Science, MBA, Guitarist, Photographer, Competitive BBQ’r //

DON GREENBERG, CEO & MANAGING PARTNER

A serial entrepreneur, with a curiosity for not just making the same thing “better” but for using resources to “reimagine” and find innovation solutions to today’s business challenges. Don’s experience includes leading start up companies to large-scale mature organizations—but always with a focus on how can we delight the customer, meet the organization’s strategic goals and to do so with a high degree of integrity and social responsibility. //

BERNARD BANAS, SENIOR PRINCIPAL

Sales & Retail Development Strategist // Proven sales, innovation, and incubator executive // 34+ years Hershey‘s sales & marketing leadership // BA, Virginia Military Institute // Basketball coach, Founding Member, Diabetes Center // Advisory Board at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center //

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JULIA HOLLAND, SENIOR PRINCIPAL

20 Years Integrated Marketing, Strategic Branding and Innovation Experience // Euro RSCG VP Consumer, WebMD Director Strategic Partnership // Princeton Partners VP Strategic Branding, Johnson & Johnson Brand // BA Child Psychology, MBA // Active Outdoorswoman //

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CHRIS SHEA, SENIOR PRINCIPAL

24 Years Marketing, Innovation and Retail Experience // VP Marketing and Merchandising, Sunglass Hut // Heinz, Frito-Lay, Dillards, Booz Allen // Athlete and Pop Culture Collector // MBA //

CURT ROBINSON, SENIOR PRINCIPAL

Fifteen years of progressive marketing experience // Eight years of extensive on the ground international business experience // Five years direct and indirect domestic and international sales and sales management experience // Bilingual in English and Spanish (proficient) // BA Philosophy, MS Food Marketing //

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MELINA BLEES, PHD, CREATIVITY DIRECTOR

10 years research and creative design experience // Research interest in materials science and nanotechnology // Printmaker and sculptor // PhD, Physics Cornell University //

JILL BOHABOY, SENIOR RESEARCH DIRECTOR

Founder: Trek Solutions Qualitative consulting group // Divisional VP: Elder Beerman // Sr. Research Manager: Procter & Gamble // BS Marketing and International Business // MBA // Global Traveler Extraordinaire //

ROBERT IRWIN, INDUSTRIAL DESIGN DIRECTOR

14  years of Empathic Behavior Strategy and Product Engineering // Biomimicry & Sustainability Champion // Material & Manufacturing Specialist // BA Industrial Design, IDSA //

SHANI TUCKER, COMMUNICATION DESIGN DIRECTOR

6 Years of Graphic Design, Editorial Design, and Art Direction Experience // Visual Branding Expert // Swing Dancer, Instructor, and Organizer // Public Radio Listener // Weekend Traveler //

DANIELLE THOMAS, FINANCE ADMINISTRATOR

5 years of contract management with a Navy contractor // 3 years as a sorority finance advisor // Pi Beta Phi member (previously Alumnae Club President & Chapter President) // Preschool Homeschooler // Pet Whisperer // Founder of the Lancaster Breastfeeding Support Group // BA, Communication Studies //

ERIN HORST, ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR

More than 15 years of experience in Behavior Analysis and Management Practice // Travel and Organizational Strategist // Outdoor Sports Enthusiast and Mother of Four // BSW Elizabethtown College //

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Peter Hopps, Executive Director of International Business Development

International Food Industry Strategist & Supply Chain Executive // New Product Development // Process Automation & Reengineering // Strategic Planning // Joint Ventures // Strategic Partnering // Marketing // Franchise Operations // Cost Control //Business Development // GFSI // Inventory Management // Logistics // Quality Assurance //