Chris McCarthy - Inventures

Chris McCarthy

(former) VP, Strategy & Design

, Hopelab

As a ‘change rebel for good’, Chris McCarthy lives at the intersection of strategy and design to explore and imagine novel ideas that improve the health and happiness of fellow humans. He was VP of Strategy & Innovation at HopeLab and founder of the Innovation Learning Network. In his 20+ year career, McCarthy has created better tools for new moms, safer medication administration for patients and more robust shift changes for nurses. He empowers and guides teams to tackle complicated challenges like loneliness in young people, resilience in queer teens and guidance for low-income moms. McCarthy’s work has been featured in the Harvard Business Review, FastCompany, New York Times, and many more.


  • Digital Well-Being Tools and Queer Teen Mental Health – June 01, 3pm