Who We Are

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Brie Linkenhoker, PhD, Founder

Based in Menlo Park, CA

Brie is the founder of Worldview Studio. Previously she led Worldview Stanford, which pioneered interdisciplinary, multimedia learning experiences at Stanford University, and led strategy and scenario projects with Global Business Network (GBN) and Monitor. She holds a PhD in neuroscience, an MA in international policy studies (both from Stanford University), and a BA in psychology (Transylvania University).   

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Alison Fell,
Director of Business Operations

Based in San Jose, CA

Ali is Worldview Studio’s operations director, and was Worldview Stanford’s project manager and social media specialist. Her prior experience includes project management, marketing, branding, and communication strategy in the Tech industry. She holds a BA in visual arts (University of California-San Diego), and an MFA in commercial photography (Academy of Art University).

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Sharon Lu,
Strategy Designer

Based in New York, NY

Sharon is Worldview Studio's strategy designer. She works to bring people together across disciplines, sectors, and cultures to promote empathy, diversity, and creativity. She co-founded an international organization focused on human-centered diplomacy. She integrates scientific and design research to help organizations across the globe with strategy and experience design. She holds a PhD in neuroscience (Stanford University) and a BS in biology (University of Wisconsin-Madison).

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Nancy Murphy,
Director of Content and Collaborations

Based in San Francisco, CA

Nancy is director of content and collaborations at Worldview Studio. She spent five years directing experience design and communications at Worldview Stanford and 20 years in leadership roles at Global Business Network, including CMO, editor-in-chief, and head of the membership business. She earned a BA in political science (Wellesley College) and an MS (Arizona State University). 

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Lisa Weaklim,
Video Producer

Based in Oakland, CA

Lisa is Worldview Studio's video producer. Her areas of expertise are in conceiving, shooting, and editing research-based videos. She has spent multiple years as a producer and creative partner at Spillsheat Media and co-owner/sound engineer at Anagram Sound Studio. Lisa also has over 15 years of project management experience and holds a BBA in Marketing Management (Stetson University).

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Scotty Swemba,
Motion Designer

Based in Pittsburgh, PA

Scotty is Worldview Studio’s motion designer. He has over a decade of experience in video production for both B2B and B2C advertising. He has helped concept and create hundreds of videos for television and the web. He holds a BS in Digital Art and Design (Full Sail University).

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Juli Sherry,
Director of Design

Based in Champaign, IL

Juli is director of design at Worldview Studio and was design lead of UX and educational media at Worldview Stanford. She holds a BS in computer graphics and animation, technical design (DePaul University), and an MBA in design strategy (California College of the Arts). She works across the built environment, learning experiences, communications, technology, and strategy.

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Guillaume Riesen,
Science Engagement Designer

Based in Menlo Park, CA

Guillaume is Worldview Studio's science engagement designer. He works to connect people with ideas through exciting and interactive experiences. His educational YouTube channel has nearly 4 million views and he has designed materials for museums and Universities. He holds a BS in cognitive neuroscience (Brown University) and a PhD in neuroscience (Stanford University).

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Donna Broughan,
Event Producer

Based in Kentfield, CA

Donna is an event and meeting planner and founder of DB Solutions, a meeting production company. For more than 25 years, she has operated hundreds of programs all over the world from small executive board meetings to full blown corporate incentive programs to large (5000+) association meetings. Donna earned a BA in geography and tourism from California State University at Chico.