Strategic guidance
For next-generation business

what we do

Transforming businesses & customer experiences from the inside out

Live Path is a traditional and digital media consultancy that serves the needs of blue chip, startup and non-profit clients across industries and verticals. Simply put, we help our clients serve people better by providing:

  • Business, Marketing, Digital Media Strategy
  • Customer & User Experience Research, Analysis & Design
  • Web, Mobile & Application Development
  • Brand & Integrated Marketing Strategy
  • Operational & Business Process Alignment Support
  • Content & Community Development
  • Public Speaking, Training & Teaching
  • Event Organization & Meeting Facilitation

The thought leadership, well-constructed strategies and reliable guidance we provide bring new opportunities to light, establish strategic direction, transform online and offline experiences and drive bottom-line results.

who we serve

Embracing world changers, technology makers and excellence junkies

Our adamant dedication to serving our clients well has resulted in a 100% referral rate and client relationships that typically last for years. We serve an array of organizations, from global, blue chip corporations to startups, non-profits and public sector clients – across geographies and industries. While subcontract/indirect client work remains confidential, some of our direct clients include:

how we work

Reshaping experiences, from desktop, to device, to storefront.

From the boardroom to cubicle, desktop to device, storefront to street front, we are daily improving the way innovative organizations function, reach, share and serve others. Here are a few examples of our work:

  • We successfully rebranded and digitally catapulted a bootstrapping Midwest design gallery to receive critical acclaim on the international design stage.
  • We restructured the technical marketing infrastructure of a top, Gartner-rated CRM provider, which became an acquisition darling for a multinational behemoth.
  • We helped a prestigious global technology association better understand its audience, recast its brand, shift its digital presence and build affinity with a next-generation audience.
  • We assisted a billion dollar financial institution as it attempted to completely reshape its approach to banking and the end-to-end customer experience.
  • We have conducted comprehensive analysis and user testing to inform the design and improvement of digital experiences for blue-chip retailers and software providers.

about us

Join us on the Path....

Live Path was founded by Leigh Durst in May of 2005. We are based in Santa Cruz, California, with resources in Northern California, New York and the Southwest. We also have established development and agency relationships in the USA and abroad.

We love nature, innovation, technology, visual notes, dogs, good fonts, photography, brain hockey, Thai food, everything Italian, forest hikes, witty dialog, fireworks, beach bonfires, faith and family. We are addicted to excellence, Sharpies, bubble tea, Post-it notes, Pandora and laughter.

contact us

It’s a win-win situation

We’d love to hear your story and learn about your needs!  If you are interested in consulting, speaking, or have other questions, please don’t hesitate to drop us a line.  You’ll find us approachable, willing to listen, handy with quick input.


If you’re interested in subcontract work or employment, we’re always looking.  Feel free to drop us a line!

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