Chapter Board: Chair, Communications Committee

Name: Sydel Sakuma
Position: Chair, Communications Committee
Email: sydel@rdi-norcal.org

Sydel Sakuma has a background in advertising, writing, marketing and fashion. She is strategic creative consultant and Deputy Head of Strategy at Proef. Her experience identifying and forecasting trends, branding, interactive and social media, visual storytelling and consumer mindset analysis lends to her critical, inspirational and creative thinking. She has inspired clients from the fields of fashion to soft goods to advertising. Sydel graduated from Chapman University with Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations and a minor in Art and received her Masters in Fine Arts for Strategy in Creative Advertising at the Academy of Art University. Originally from Hawaii, she is a style advocate, explorer, and baker living in San Francisco.