CHICAGO, USA // Alisa Wolfson is the EVP Head of Design at Leo Burnett, Chicago.
As a leader in the agency’s U.S. visual design practice, Alisa oversees brand development for some of the world’s most recognized brands and many of the agency’s cultural and socially conscious clients. Her career at Burnett began in 2009, when she built the agency’s Department of Design—a visual design practice that is comprised of design thinkers and visual brand specialists.
Her work has been continuously recognized by notable industry awards and publications. She has received the inaugural D&AD White Pencil, a One Club Design for Good Gold and Best in Show at The One Show Design. Alisa has been named AdAge’s Woman to Watch and is in New City Design’s Hall of Fame. She is an active part of the Chicago design and cultural scene. She is the President Emeritus of the AIGA Chicago and serves on many civic, business and arts based advisory boards. She is also a mentor, volunteer, lecturer and mom.
Alisa is an advocate for collaboration and creative excellence within Leo Burnett and the community, championing design as a method for transforming products, services, processes, strategy and culture.