Elissa Kotler
UX / DESIGN Strategy Advisor


Elissa is the founder and Executive Creative Director of the creative department at Teknikos, an award-winning firm specializing in custom digital software and hardware solutions. Before coming to Teknikos, she worked at top digital ad agencies and attended the Master of Digital Design program at Philadelphia University.

Her passion is in blending creative with technology to deliver novel solutions that solve stubborn business challenges. She leverages her diverse background in advertising, digital design, and technology to develop comprehensive digital strategies, and oversee their execution through existing and emerging technologies. She’s an advocate for multi-disciplined teams in product development, where complementary expertise and skill sets can empower stakeholders equally and produce truly innovative solutions.

In her own words, “I’m super excited to be joining Team Tribute because I’m inspired by women empowering each other through shared experience and mentorship. It’s an honor to be part of the Tribute community, and the more accessible and functional we can make this community the more inspiration and empowerment we can spread.”

Elissa lives in a small-town north of Philadelphia with her husband, daughter, two dogs, and two cats.