Chinatown is a mindset.

It’s the tenacity, community and belief that tomorrow is better than today.

 
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About us.

We power the new economy by building digitally-powered businesses. 

Consumers today are digitally-powered. Is your business? Now, being digitally-powered doesn’t mean having a great website or mobile app. It means making business decisions with a lens made of technology. It means solving consumer needs by building an end-to-end experience for your business.

Chinatown Bureau built our capabilities to help you do one thing: grow your business. The future of business growth is the experiences where strategy + technology meet.


The team of all teams.

We’re a team of dreamers and pragmatists.  

We build teams to solve business challenges. This requires traditional and new thinking. We create our project teams based on personality, experience and world-view before capabilities.


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Paul Miser, CEO / Co-Founder

Prior to founding Chinatown Bureau, Paul was a serial intrapreneur building teams around innovative digital marketing, always-on brand content publishing, emerging media and innovation, and digital product and platform strategy and development. Working on clients like Lincoln Motor Company, Novartis Healthcare, Colgate-Palmolive, LG & Xerox, Paul’s work has been recognized globally by Cannes Lions, the Clios, the Webby's, the One Club and the Effie Awards.

Paul found his way to NYC from Missouri via California, and finds his energy through meditation.

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Marie Berry, CSO / Co-Founder

Marie has built teams, strategies and processes for brands like Adidas, Chanel and Ford Motor Company. Prior to founding Chinatown Bureau, Marie built multiple WPP agencies, including spearheading digital operations for Chanel in China and Ford’s communications strategy across 14 markets in APAC. After moving to the US, Marie led a team devoted to rebranding Lincoln Motor Company.

On the weekends, Marie host “Cracked Egg” brunches to share ideas with other thought leaders. Marie was born in Bolivia, raised in Germany, lived in 6 countries and speaks 5 languages.


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Brandon Lane
Product Design Director

Brandon Lane – Product Design Director Brandon has designed products for some of the world’s most recognizable brands including Airbnb, , Lincoln, JetBlue and One&Only. Having worked both in-house as well as at agencies, Brandon brings a unique perspective in working with emerging technologies. Brandon lives in Brooklyn by way of Texas. Lover of tacos.

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Dalton Ridenhour
Software Engineer

Dalton has over a decade of agency tech experience, creating high profile digital products for brands including Nike, Samsung, Verizon, IBM, Sony, Goldman Sachs and L’Oreal. He is also an internationally touring jazz pianist and composer, and Madonna is his biggest fan.

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Julia Pontes
Design Strategist

Besides taking care of our brand design, Julia studies Strategic Design & Management at Parsons. She’s also an environmentalist who developed a marketing campaign for 2020orBust to raise awareness for global warming. She’s from Brazil, lived in Shanghai, London and New York, loooves dogs and speaks 4 languages.

 
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Mayadevii Munkhbat
Business Development Intern

We’ve never seen someone so excited about research as Maya, and she’s exceptionally skilled at it too! Originally from Mongolia, she graduated from University at Buffalo with a BA in Sociology and Legal Studies. Besides participating in international piano competitions, Maya aims to read 50 books a year. Goals!

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Ricardo Fajardo
Content Strategy Intern

Ricardo is making waves as our Content Strategy Intern. He obtained a BSc in Business Administration from University at Buffalo and studied abroad in Singapore. Ricardo is originally from Peru and lived in NYC for the last 16 years. He’s the manifestation of the word foodie.

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Monali Banjeree
Product Analyst Intern

With her research and analytical skills, Mona is the help we need in the launch of our first martech product. Mona is originally from India and is currently pursuing her Master's in Integrated Marketing at NYU. She’s a trained Bharatnatyam dancer, an Indian classical dance, which she’s teaching us during our happy hours.


Building tomorrow, today.

Realization is in the journey, not the end. Here’s how we live every moment.  

We approach each day with our EPIC (Energy, Passion, Integrity, Community) mentality that is contagious throughout the company. We continually look for opportunities to grow and evolve our mindset and world views. Some of that entails expanding our horizons, some of it, releasing the past.


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Agency Rehab

There are some great folks caught in the midst of the agency-consultancy-in-house battle. It can be grueling. We are looking ahead to define what the future might become. This is how we help.

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“Earl” Meetings

We spend time each morning openly talking about our goals and aspirations with each other. Together, with this transparency, we all accomplish more.

“Everything begins with an idea.”
- Earl Nightingale

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Publications

We write, speak and lecture from time to time. Sometimes it’s quick, sometimes a little long-winded, but always thought provoking.

Read more⇢

 
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Music

You’ll never know what will be on the daily playlist. Sometimes Marley, other times Aretha. Then the occasional Slim Harpo and Antibalas. Whatever it is, it always gets us in the mood.

Listen along

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Photography

We’ve never claimed to be professional photographers, but we all have a keen eye for the beauty that surrounds us. See what we see in the world around us.

Follow along ⇢

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Chinatown

Chinatown is a mindset. We thrive on daily and sustained tenacity. We embrace a growing sense of community. We’re local and global all at the same time.

We drive to build tomorrow, today.