Elisa Kreisinger is a Brooklyn-based video artist hacking pop culture. She is currently the Executive Producer of Video at Refinery29 and a Women in Technology Fellow at NYU School of Engineering. She was previously the Creative Director of Video at Upworthy.
Elisa speaks around the world about the power of creating a more thoughtful and inclusive popular culture. Her videos garner hundreds of thousands of views and have been featured in the NY Times, Ad Week, BuzzFeed, Mashable, Jezebel, TIME and NY Magazine.
Elisa’s 2012 US Copyright Office testimony helped win crucial exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, allowing online video to flourish across social platforms. Her interview with BuzzFeed founder Jonah Peretti about the power of identity-based viral video is published in The Future of Now. She is a contributor to The Book of Jezebel and The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies.
Her latest project is #TweetsGirlsGet, a twitter bot that responds to misogynistic hate tweet with feminist pop song lyrics.