PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Citizen, a team of innovators delivering on the promise of new technologies, today announced it is transforming the company into an employee-owned business to continue its significant growth path and attract the best talent in the world of technology.
“The leadership team at Citizen recognized that it held a truly unique opportunity to support and grow the company for years to come,” said Scé Pike, Chief Experience Officer and Managing Partner, Citizen, Inc. “By transitioning into an employee-owned company, we are ensuring that all current and future team members have a stake in where Citizen goes, while providing an unequaled team of strategists, designers and developers for our client partners.”
To start this process, the company has redeemed the shares of founder Drew Klonsky into an employee pool, which will be followed by the shares of co-founder Piper Carr and Scé Pike in coming years. Moving forward, all current and future team members at Citizen will become part owner of the company, an opportunity that is rare amongst digital agencies and will be unique to Citizen.
About Citizen, Inc.
Founded in 2005, Portland, Ore-based Citizen is a team of innovators delivering on the promises of new technologies while enabling the future of digital interaction in the fields of mobile, health, entertainment, transportation and the home. The company offers expertise in design, strategic consulting, prototyping, digital production and storytelling, user experience, visioning workshops, innovation strategies and more to companies looking to be at the forefront of technological innovation. For more information, please visit http://pluscitizen.com.