Chirag Thakkar

Marketing Lead - Strategic Initiatives, Deloitte

Chirag leads and manages the day-to-day operations of the OnBoarding Women program as Program Manager (with Alex Clarke of Perkins Coie). He joined the Deloitte and OnBoarding Women teams in 2018, and is responsible for program strategy, program marketing, experience design, content strategy & development, and research & insights.

Chirag brings 15 years of marketing and interactive education experience to the table. His relevant expertise includes marketing strategy, content marketing, event planning (virtual & in-person), primary & secondary research, instructional design and digital UX design. Prior to Deloitte, Chirag most recently held senior strategy roles at marketing agencies and helped clients, from SMB to Enterprise, go from insight to impact. Before that, he led digital media efforts for the Seattle Art Museum to help the non-profit tell its stories to new audiences and increase engagement. The brands Chirag’s worked with in his career span multiple industries and include Microsoft, T-Mobile, Nordstrom, Smartsheet, Scholastic, McGraw-Hill, the Seattle Art Museum and Philips Health among others.

Chirag is passionate about diversity, corporate governance and making an impact that matters. Other social impact causes his work has touched include equity in education, providing access to arts education, improving accessibility (for the disabled) and improving patient experience.