The Future is Friday returns just in time for Chicago Design Week on November 2 with Normal. Grab your tickets now.
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 many of the agency’s cultural and socially conscious clients.
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 eighteen 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 work has been recognized by notable 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.
Alisa is an active part of the Chicago design and cultural scene. She is the President Emeritus of the AIGA Chicago and the Design Director at Lampo, a nonprofit organization that presents experimental sound art. Alisa is also a mentor, volunteer and mom.
8 AM — Mix, mingle, and drink coffee
8:30 AM — Presentation
$5 Student Members
$5 AIGA Members
All ticket sales for this event will go towards our Women Lead Programming.
Code of Conduct
By registering to attend this event, you agree to abide by AIGA Chicago Code of Conduct. The Code of Conduct may be found here.
Twitter Hashtags & Handles
Special thanks to Kelly Knaga, our Executive Director for planning this new event series, and to Morgan Garleff of Leo Burnett for the artwork, and to Leo Burnett for hosting this event series.