Brett HautopGlobal Head of Design and Build
Brett is the Senior Director of Global Design and Build for LinkedIn. In this position, he is charged with curating amazing workplaces and environments for LinkedIn offices across the globe.
Improving environments is nothing new to Brett—he has been doing this in one form or another for almost 20 years. A licensed architect, Brett began Vernacular Studio, his own award-winning architectural practice in 2005 in Raleigh, NC., where he honed his craft by creating exceptional spaces for residential and commercial clientele. In 2011, he transitioned to Office Director + Design Director for the global architecture firm Gensler, further expanding his reach and impact on improving the built environment.
Brett thrives at infusing great design into the lives of a broad range of people. An ardent designer, his passion is infectious and leaves a lasting impact on all who encounter him.