Something special happens when ones come together.

Something special happens when ones come together.

Our team

Our unique approach to impact stems from our team. We offer diverse perspectives and experiences from the worlds of design, advertising, social innovation, non-profit, political organizing, and business consulting.

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Our team

Our unique approach to impact stems from our team that brings diverse perspectives and experiences from the worlds of design, advertising, social innovation, non-profit, political organizing, and business consulting.

SEE OPEN POSITIONS

 

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Sebastian Buck

Co-Founder & Strategic Lead / former strategy consultant / started GOOD/Corps / developed strategy for Pepsi Refresh, Gates Foundation, Google, Starbucks, Disney / runs unurth.com / Young Storytellers Foundation board member / ‘good people doing good things that matter’

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Kirk Souder

Co-Founder / dad, husband, ensonian / previously: ECD at W+K Shanghai, President and ECD at Riney SF, Co-founder at Ground Zero LA / awards: Cannes, Sundance, Emmy, One Show / ‘use everything for your upliftment’

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Amy Cheng-Tran

Head of Brand Impact / spent 12+ years at GOOD/Corps, TBWA\Chiat\Day and WDCW / turning point: Pepsi Refresh / ‘create at the intersection of marketing + meaningful’ / double Bruin in art and business / proud mama of Jax and Max

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Carla Fernandez

Community Lead / previously at GOOD/Corps; helped drive social impact projects with Pepsi, MasterCard, Google / studied social entrepreneurship @ NYU / Reynolds Scholar / changing our approach to loss with The Dinner Party / natural redhead

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Katey Scanlon

Senior Brand Impact Manager / cultivates partnerships to create positive impact / previously at Orr Associates, Inc. guiding the strategy and development of nonprofits / Clemson FeelGood founder / Semester at Sea alum / yogi / 'learn from everyone, everywhere...add avocado to everything'

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Brian Hardwick

Senior Advisor / drives strategy to distill the message, rally the people / spent 15 years on political campaign trail in DC / helped Al Gore found and build his organization to fight climate change / senior strategy advisor at Goodby Silverstein, rebranded Chevy and launched Chevy Volt / prefers SF fog to LA sun

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Jimmy Greenway

Executive Video Producer / film & video production chief / previously at Cliff Freeman, Ground Zero, Mindfield, GOOD/Corps / produced Emmy award-winning film ART & COPY / produced Cannes award-winning film FREEDOM TO CHOOSE / Black Rock Ranger / ‘it all matters’

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Molly Gruzen

Senior Brand Impact Manager / helms enso projects / born in LA, got her BA in Boston / worked in activism at GMMB / led national bus tour for Lupus awareness / backpacker / proud feminist / a great Rosie the Riveter on Halloween / ‘learn something new everyday’

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Niklas Lilja

Senior Advisor / finn, father, fanatic about dancing / previously: Dir. of Innovation & CD at GS&P, CD at 180Amsterdam, CD/writer at SEK in Helsinki / awards: yes / currently learning how to headstand, play flamenco guitar and raise a teenager / make stuff that delights, that matters and blows minds

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Betty Kim

Studio Manager / fell into production and loved it / previously: Pastilla Institute, WongDoody, Deutsch / worked with: VW, Nokia, Autodesk, Cedars-Sanai, Gateway, LA Fitness, WD hard drives / walks faster than anyone, even on short legs / ‘be efficient without sacrificing quality’ / loves her dogs, tunes, and coffee

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Shelley Ong Teshima

Managing Director / advertising and social impact marketing journey from Vancouver, Toronto, Sydney, Chicago to LA / Carnegie Mellon adjunct professor / previously with TAXI, Leo Burnett / brand building with Google, Samsung, P&G, Telus / recently returned from sabbatical working with NGOs in SE Asia / ‘survival of the kindest’

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Emilio Canton

Junior Creative / curious about the harmonies and tensions between human behavior, nature, and technology / 72U alum / finishing smoking for good as a Creative Technologist on truth / design lover, creative coder, and laugh aficianado / Hecho en México

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Alice Pang

Senior Manager, Partnerships + Community / fired up about creativity + impact / hails from Edinburgh, New York & Seoul / proud Tufts alumna a.k.a. Jumbo / program design for social enterprises in Kenya / know your body, know your rights / has only one dance move, and nails it every time / generosity & wonder

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Sarah Chung

Brand Impact Coordinator / a master of public diplomacy / cut teeth in media, entertainment & music / proud & happy volunteer for the Downtown Women's Center / favorite book & motto: design like you give a damn / will work for tacos (but on payroll)

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Ashley White

Director of Business Operations / ops innovator with an impact mindset / 10+ years agency experience at DARE, Saatchi & Saatchi, MME / partnered with Moet Hennessy, Diageo, P&G / member of Children’s Hospital of LA Digital Philanthropy Committee / amateur maker of delicious cocktails (punch bowls are kinda her thing)

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Jeremy Stabile

Associate Creative Director / pixel pusher turned art director / San Diegan / Tenenbaum / previously: Chiat, Deutsch, 72 / rebranded Gatorade & relaunched the Beetle / brews beer / collects lunchboxes / plays dress up with his daughter (favorite theme: Skywalker)

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Lindy Shibata

Senior Studio Designer / finds InDesign tables therapeutic / UCLA design alum / previously: Westfield & Grey Global / (high-functioning) TV junkie / went to DJ school / ditched the turntables, but still making mixtapes

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Justin Mersinger

Operations & Resourcing Manager / results-driven & creatively fed / 5+ years agency experience partnering with brands like Born This Way Foundation, Diageo, eBay Motors & Gilenya / Justin Bieber supporter / soft spot for all animals / volunteer at Best Friends Animal Society / father to four-legged fur-friend / ‘be the best you’

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Kevin Liangcy

Interactive Designer / designer & maker / transmedia / typographer / formerly: HMCT, NJ(L.A.) / BFA in Communication Design from ArtCenter College of Design / loves looking at code / dabbles in VR / tech junkie

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Michelle Murphy

Senior Digital Producer / fuses innovation & data to create magical online experiences / former production guru at Defy Media, Mattel & Saatchi LA / fosters a community of socially-conscious dodgeball players with the Eagle Rock Yacht Club / dog mom to the world's best bichon @watsonandwalls / proud member of the Soul Cycle tribe

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Tiago Pereira

Creative Director / is it nice? is it new? is it necessary? ༼ ◔ ͜ʖ ◔ ༽ previously at LiveAd São Paulo / once at Wieden+Kennedy São Paulo / editor at Ernesto Magazine / big fan of my friends

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Stephanie Phoutrides

Production Coordinator / Tufts alumna (#ensojumbos) / hails from the Great Northwest / degrees in acronyms / fractionally but proudly Greek / cautiously optimistic / lover of pulled pork sandwiches

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Erica Schlaikjer

Senior Strategist / previously: strategy at Huge, communications at World Resources Institute, journalism at Crain’s Chicago Business / U.S. Foreign Service brat (raised internationally) / Danish last name, aboriginal Taiwanese heritage / creator, connector, hybrid, explorer

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Michelle Stewart

Operations Coordinator / born & raised in sunny LA / wears ALL the hats / thrives on keeping enso nourished & smiling / 5+ years in marketing space / previously executed events for MasterCard & Davines / brunch aficionado / Wheel of Fortune alum / believes all challenges can be resolved with wine and cheese

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Ilana Horwitz

Senior Project Manager / the more complicated the project, the more exciting / 10+ years in project management & production / will chase after you to pet your dog / social justice advocate / passionate about o jogo bonito / listens to podcasts the way most people watch TV / amateur taxidermist

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Mustafa Ulker

Copywriter / made in Istanbul / schooled in SF / sweat in NYC / hacked Miami Ad School 2X / won scholarships, awards / self-starter & maker of things / big hair / founder of gethumanfriendly.com / @mustafaulker  spreading neck pain and #upsidedown stories since the beginning of Instagram / previously: Ignition Digital, 360i, 72andSunny, TAXI, Berlin Cameron

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Tynessa Jue

Senior Art Director / made in Canada / SF Outer Sunset soul / maker / crafter / storyteller / awards and media recognition, yes / Venice Beach to DTLA / all things tactile and human interaction / love harder

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Lauren Batcheck

Senior Talent Manager / people connector & community builder / third culture kid (raised in Indonesia, educated in Ohio) / previously: Center for American Progress, Ashoka / from moving & shaking in DC to mountains & recruiting in CO / built ReWork into Outside Magazine’s Best Places to Work & NYC best startups lists / trail runner / rock climber / adventurer / “wasabi peas, please”

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Juliana (Jules) Barbera

Content Coordinator / big sister / past lives: Brand Lead at Warby Parker, Donor Relations Manager at Omaze, Senior Project Manager at AVG / New York → Boston → Los Angeles

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Girolama Bui

Executive Associate / changemaker & social impact enthusiast / previously: Transformative Action Institute, UN Foundation, Ashoka / made in VA / Vietnamese heritage, Italian style / W&M alum / foodie + smoothies / beach, music, dance, glitter 

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Laura Proenza

Junior Copywriter / made in Miami, and D.C. and Rome / kid of Cuban Immigrants / writer of stories, jokes, lyrics, and protest posters / maker of music, and memories in virtual reality / idea first / previously @ Adidas imagining the future of sport / sundance finalist / everything is possible / always: testing testing

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Will Edem

Strategist / cultural anthropologist / raised in the Inland Empire (I.E.) / working towards democratizing creativity and building an archive to inspire the next generation of cultural provocateurs / hip hop connoisseur / building a community center for non traditional creatives Meet The Youngs / business analysts (quant) before the agency life (qual)

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Berna Dikicioglu

Project Manager / previously: Mistress & RAPP / worked with: Toyota, Univision, Brown-Forman, Coca-Cola, Amazon / lover of nail polish, ice cream, and lizards

Our advisors

 

Our advisors

 

Bruce Mau and
Bisi Williams

Leads of Massive Change Network

 

Bruce Mau and
Bisi Williams

Leads of Massive Change Network

 

Duncan
Orrell-Jones

CEO of Slacker / former SVP at Nintendo + Disney Interactive
 
 

Duncan
Orrell-Jones

CEO of Slacker / former SVP at Nintendo + Disney Interactive
 
 

Natalie
Jeremijenko

Artist, engineer, experiential designer / Professor at NYU ITP


 

Natalie
Jeremijenko

Artist, engineer, experiential designer / Professor at NYU ITP


 

Jeff Jones

COO of Sonru.com
 
 

Jeff Jones

COO of Sonru.com
 
 

Jonah Berger

Author of NY Times bestseller 'Contagious: Why Things Catch On' and 'Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior'

Jonah Berger

Author of NY Times bestseller 'Contagious: Why Things Catch On' and 'Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior'

Brian Hardwick

Founding Team Member of enso / Social Impact Strategist
 

Brian Hardwick

Founding Team Member of enso / Social Impact Strategist
 

Angus Wall

Two-time Oscar-winning editor (Girl With Dragon Tattoo/Social Network)

 

Angus Wall

Two-time Oscar-winning editor (Girl With Dragon Tattoo/Social Network)

 

Niklas Lilja

Innovation Director / Executive Creative Director
 
 

Niklas Lilja

Innovation Director / Executive Creative Director
 
 

Learn more about us.

Learn more about us.

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