Carlos is a Gensler Firmwide Consumer Goods Practice Area Leader and Studio Director in the firm’s New York office. For more than 30 years, he has provided thought leadership and innovative solutions in architecture, design and business strategy. Having recently served on Gensler’s Board of Directors and Management Committee, Carlos focuses on shaping the strategic role of design in our clients’ enterprises along with fostering the next generation of design talent. Widely acknowledged as one of the industry’s most innovative and influential designers, Carlos has received numerous honors and accolades, including induction into the International Interior Design Association’s College of Fellows and Gensler’s prestigious Don Brinkmann Award for design excellence; and his work has appeared in many leading media outlets and design publications. He is a former Adjunct Professor of Design at The Art Institute of Chicago and sits on the boards of several renowned organizations. Carlos graduated from Ohio State University with a B.S. in Architecture and earned his Master of Architecture from the University of Illinois at Chicago.