Associate Design Director, McKinsey & Company

As a designer, strategist, and creative technologist, Allison is professionally, perpetually, moonstruck. She loves dwelling in the future and creating innovative and emotive technologies and experiences that transport us all there—exploring how we might live happier and healthier, perhaps in unexpected ways.

Allison is currently breathing the human experience into business transformations as an Associate Design Director at McKinsey & Company. Previous experience includes exploring how immersive computing unlocks creativity, developing tools for pediatric surgery, managing the global rollout of healthcare software, and helping launch a hardware startup making female-centric sex toys. Allison holds masters degrees in design and engineering from the Royal College of Art and Imperial College London, respectively, and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis.