Who We Are2023-07-19T15:47:41+00:00

Who We Are


Experienced Executive + Producer that consults with management and collaborates with teams to produce excellent results.

Louise is extremely versatile and enjoys collaborating on large installations and complex productions. Integral to the conception of Maker Faire, an award-winning festival that celebrates education, art, innovation, science & technology which engaged a multigenerational international audience.  Under Louise’s unique leadership, an amazing team was created encouraging the collaboration of many artists, makers and talent; she produced an event with tremendous year over year growth that ultimately fostered the creation of an Int’l Maker Movement.  In over 12 years, this remarkable community gathering grew internationally to nearly 50 countries and 220 events that attracted over 1.7 million attendees. 

Instrumental to the success of many large scale events, Louise believes that a clear vision and solid partnerships with clients, crew, vendors, venue partners, sponsors and city & governmental agencies, along with a sustainable approach, is key to building a community with a solid foundation for growth, which is important for the success of any event or to bring a vision to life.  Louise has a refreshing ability to hone in on the many details of extremely complex events effortlessly.

Louise’s career spans 35 years and reflects her exceptional success in delivering complex events both domestically and internationally. 


FestForum 2019 – Scaling Up Your Festival (Panelist)

XLIVE 2018 –  Out of this World: Transporting your Attendees to Different Worlds Through Set and Stage Design (Moderator)

XLIVE 2018 – Hidden Gems: Exploring How to Utilize All That a City or CVB Has to Offer for Your Live Event (Moderator)

XLIVE 2017 – The Global Market – Taking Your Live Experience Overseas and Beyond (Panelist) 

XLIVE 2017 – Case Study:  Building Systems to Grow Team Productivity 

Burning Man Global Summit – Scaling & Sustainability:  From the Playa to the Planet (Panelist)

Maker Faire Global Producers’ Summit

  • Creating Self Directed Teams – 2017
  • Sustainability is a Priority – 2017
  • Making Maker Faire – 2016
  • Tools for Teamwork – 2016

SXSW – Permission Engines:  Facilitating Creativity – (Panelist)