Alisa Wolfson is the EVP Head of Design at Leo Burnett, Chicago. As a leader in the agency’s U.S. design practice, Alisa oversees brand extension and campaign visual identity for Samsung, Kelloggs, P&G and other clients in the Leo Burnett portfolio.
Her career at Burnett began in 2009, when she founded the Department of Design—a group that she has grown from a team of four to twenty designers. She is an advocate for collaboration and design excellence within the agency and community, championing design thinking as a method for transforming products, services, processes and strategy. Her innovative work has been recognized with several industry awards, including the inaugural D&AD White Pencil, Best in Show at the One Show Design, and the first-ever Gold Pencil awarded to Design for the Greater Good. She has been named one of 30 "Women to Watch" by Ad Age Magazine.
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