Alisan is a user researcher and strategist with award-winning experience in healthcare, consumer electronics and finance. He has presented keynotes in 8 countries and given guest lectures at MIT, Georgia Institute of Technology, the California College of the Arts, and other institutions.
He is an associate editor of Touchpoint: A Service Design Journal and an advising researcher at the Copenhagen Institute of NeuroCreativity. Before moving to Copenhagen, he was a senior interaction designer at frog in San Francisco and the director of strategy at InReality in Atlanta.
He holds an MA in Education and Neophilology, and his postgraduate studies included research in psychotherapy, speculative fiction, anthropology, and applied sociology at the University of Oxford and New York University.