Waller and Chiu Join Kids2 to Continue to Support Global Expansion and Global Design-Driven Processes
Atlanta, GA (August 9, 2021) – Kids2, a global company that designs solutions to help early-stage parents and families, today announced the appointment of Jill Waller and Ted Chiu to the senior leadership team. Waller and Chiu will fill the positions for Senior Vice President of Global Design & Innovation and Senior Vice President of Asia Design & Product Development, respectively.
With over 20 years of industry experience in innovative product & marketing strategy, Waller will be responsible for leading a team of experts in creating disruptive, differentiated products, as well as leading global design and front-end innovation, and building the Baby Einstein, Ingenuity and Bright Starts brand presence globally with innovative new products and content.
Chiu, who is a 20+-year industry veteran with extensive experience in design & development, will be leading a global team responsible for translating business strategy into product strategy, and managing the end-to-end product development process by working in tandem with Kids2’s global design and engineering team and operations teams.
“As we continue to set our sights on growth and global expansion at Kids2 through a design-driven lens, we continue to tap brilliant talent who share the common goals of creating bright futures for all families and bring fresh perspectives for our brands,” said Ryan Gunnigle Kids2 Owner & CEO. “We are thrilled to welcome Ted and Jill to the Kids2 family, and eager to see how their individual expertise will transform our offerings worldwide and set Kids2 apart within the parenting industry.”
“I am inspired by Kids2’s mission and forward-thinking design approach, and I am excited to build Baby Einstein, Ingenuity and Bright Starts globally with the talented team in place at Kids2,” said of Jill Waller, Kids2 Senior Vice President of Global Design & Innovation. Ted Chiu Senior Vice President of Asia Design & Product Development added, “I’m excited to join a team that aspires to bring industry-changing designs to life, and I look forward to all that we’ll accomplish together.”
For more on Kids2 Group please visit: www.kids2.com.
Kids2 is a global company that designs solutions to help early-stage parents and families create tiny wins that build bright futures. The Kids2™ brand portfolio includes the leading infant, baby, and toddler brands Baby Einstein®, Bright Starts®, and Ingenuity®. Headquartered in Atlanta, Kids2 spans globally with 12 offices on four continents serving customers in more than 90 countries and has been inventing and reinventing baby products for 50 years. Led by CEO Ryan Gunnigle, it operates with an agile start-up approach, which fosters the company’s growing success.