Rod Berg has 20-plus years of international experience in creative recruitment and academic leadership. His experience includes being the Director of Talent Acquisition, Design at VF Corporation, the parent company of iconic lifestyle brands, Vans, The North Face, Timberland, Dickies, and Supreme. Prior, he headed up Career Services at Parsons School of Design working with leading brands across all industries. Rod has also worked on the advertising agency side, for a McCann agency heading up Creative Recruitment.
Rod is a big city guy, born in Los Angeles and raised in London, and settled in NYC. His passion for the arts developed at an early age, his grandparents were neighbors with the famed Peanuts animator Bill Melendez. Rod was fascinated to see the likes of Charlie Brown and Snoopy come to life in Bill’s studio. The die was cast for a career in the arts thanks to ‘A Boy Named Charlie Brown.