Suzan brings 25 years of experience in research, strategy and innovation. Suzan has patents pending in innovation software. She has grown Swarm Vision from a garage start-up to a trusted solution provider to global Fortune 500 clients. Suzan leads Swarm Vision with a focus on building great products and teams. Suzan has an MBA summa cum laude from Boston University and a design degree from Italy.
Kathy comes to Swarm Vision with over 15 years experience in enterprise software engineering, database administration, and web applications development. Kathy enjoys implementing elegant technical solutions and makes sure that all of our systems continue to run smoothly. She has a BS degree in Economics & Systems Engineering from UCLA and has studied Internet Programming and Development at UCSC. She enjoys singing professionally in her ‘spare’ time.
Alain Samson is a psychologist in applied consumer research. He has worked as a senior consultant for LSE Enterprise, the commercial arm of the London School of Economics, for The Economist, and for the innovation consultancy, Promise. Alain studied at UC Berkeley, the University of Michigan, and the London School of Economics, where he obtained a PhD in Social Psychology. Alain handles research design, analysis and validation of Swarm Vision’s Innovation Profiling solutions.
Nicolas is one of the world’s true experts on digital activation. At Eyeka, he built the crowd of visual creatives from 10,000 to over 200,000 in 91 countries. He planned and executed SEM and social media strategies for clients such as Coca-Cola, BMW, Google, McDonalds, Nike, HSBC, Sony, DELL, E-Bay, L’Oreal, MTV, Nestle and Danone. Nicolas heads up all digital marketing for Swarm Vision.
Julie A. Ott
Julie is great at many things, but few can measure up to her aptitude in the visual creative realm. When it comes to design, she can do it all: mobile apps, web sites, logos, identity packages. Julie has worked with Fortune 500 brands to to startups that you’ve never heard of (but that just might be on their way to making their first millions.) She handles all Creative Direction at Swarm Vision — and that’s a very good thing.
Aditi brings a strong combination of marketing, technical, and people skills to managing a wide array of projects at Swarm Vision. Aditi has an engineering degree and an MBA. She worked as a software testing engineer at Infosys, then joined Reckitt Benckiser, and Johnson & Johnson in the health care division. Aditi brings unbridled enthusiasm to complex projects, and is as disciplined as she is creative. Our clients fall in love with Aditi and the impact she delivers.
Ohad brings a track record of success managing complex data projects from inception to completion. At Crowdflower, he planned and executed scalable crowdsourcing workflows for processing massive data projects for the likes of Google, Microsoft, eBay and SalesForce. Ohad is a “data whisperer" par excellence. He is also a graduate of Stanford University.