Who We Are

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).   

Alison Fell,
Senior Manager,  Business Operations

Based in Castro Valley, CA

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

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).

Sharon Lu,
Strategy and Evaluation Analyst

Based in Stanford, CA

Sharon is Worldview Studio's strategy and evaluation analyst. She works to bring cross-disciplinary people together to create positive social change. Previously she facilitated and developed educational programs in academic, nonprofit, and intergovernmental organizations. She holds a PhD in neuroscience (Stanford University) and a BS in biology (University of Wisconsin-Madison).

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). 

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).

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. 

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.

Guillaume Riesen,
Science Engagement Designer

Based in Ann Arbor, MI

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).

Sreytom Tim,
Research Assistant

Based in Minneapolis, MN

Sreytom is a research assistant focusing on psychology, behavior and culture. She is also a host-in-training with the United Nations Association Young Professionals and has experience in event coordination, public relations, international student advising, mentorship, and communications. A SHE-CAN scholar recognized for her leadership skills, Sreytom graduated from the University of Minnesota with a BS in family social science and a management minor. 

Priya Thomas,

Based in Claremont, CA

Priya is an intern at Worldview Studio where she focuses on research and communications related to the behavioral sciences. A senior at Scripps College in Claremont, California, Priya is working towards her BA in English and creative writing.