Robert Gatti

Creative Director

Decathlon North Asia · The Mainland

Robert Gatti is a passionate creative force in the world of design and sneakers. Hailing from the vibrant city of Chicago, he embarked on a journey that would lead him to become a prominent figure in the industry.


Robert's love for art and design was evident from a young age, with an unwavering fascination for sneakers. His dedication to this passion prompted him to pursue his dreams at Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


Robert's professional journey began as a lifestyle footwear designer at Puma in 2004, where he honed his skills and left an indelible mark on the industry. He continued to climb the design ladder, making significant stops at Reebok, ASICS in Amsterdam as the Color and Material Design Manager, and Anta in China as the Color and Material Creative Director.


His career reached new heights when he took on the role of Footwear Design Director at Adidas. In 2022, he is the Creative Director at Decathlon China, overseeing all aspects of marketing design, and product design.


Beyond his successful career, Robert finds joy in his family life, sharing it with his wife and their two-year-old daughter. He's a sports enthusiast with a special love for snowboarding, yoga, lifting, and American football. His extensive sneaker collection is a testament to his unending passion for design, making it an integral part of his life and happiness.