844.342.6200 info@rainedigital.com


Lifelong Learner, Innovator, & Coach at Raine Digital.

VP of Organizational Innovation
& Director of Coaching


my story

As someone who rarely accepts things as they are, I am resolute in supporting the success of individuals disrupting our status quo. Passionate about innovation, I believe whole-heartedly that stronger startups build a better community and by extension, change our world. 

However, to achieve all this, we must provide equitable opportunities to everyone in business. I empower entrepreneurs from all backgrounds and help them successfully launch and scale their company. I am determined to see others thrive.  

As Raine Digital’s Vice-President of Organizational Innovation, I empower excellence through close collaboration with each client. Implement design thinking practices that help companies produce disruptive, human-centered solutions. I strengthen internal structures and inspire innovation by providing individualized attention to each company’s branding, messaging, presenting, and culture. 

I am a published author, a third-degree black belt in mixed martial arts and a lifelong learner with experience in project management, education, and the startup community. I am grateful to have been Siemens’  Employee of the Year in 2001, received the Phoenix Suns’ Innovative STEM award in 2013, and acknowledged as the Seed Spot Teacher of the Year in 2015. I am a coach for 1 Million Cups, a mentor for the Co+Hoots Foundation and a national mentor for Seed Spot.

– Darrell Kidd

fast facts


Passionate About Innovation

Darrell wholly believes that stronger businesses build better communities, and by extension, improve our world.


Multi-Sector Experience

Darrell is a lifelong learner with experience in project management, education, and startup community, winning awards in each of those sectors.

favorite quotes


Never confuse motion with action.

– Ernest Hemingway


There is no greater thing you can do with your life and your work than follow your passions in a way that serves the world and you.

– Richard Branson


"What is now proved was once only imagined."

– William Blake


Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

– Mark Twain

favorite reads…

The Culture Code
by Daniel Coyle

by Liz Wiseman

Radical Candor
by Kim Scott

The Happiness Advantage
by Shawn Anchor



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Phoenix, AZ 85004, United States.

Phone: +1-844-342-6200

Email: info@rainedigital.com

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