About ImageThink

Your strategic partner, with the power of an agency and deep industry experience

We’re a globally-renowned graphic facilitation firm based in New York City and San Francisco that works with the world’s most influential companies, on up-to-the-minute challenges, topics, and trends.

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The ImageThink Team

ImageThink team member Nora Herting

Nora HertingCo-Founder & CEO

Nora is a principal and co-founder of ImageThink. An award-winning graphic recording artist whose work hangs in the office of Google’s CEO, Nora is passionate about expanding people’s definition of creativity–and their potential to be creative every day. It’s also what makes Nora respected for exceeding the expectations of some of the world’s biggest brands as a visual strategist, in-demand speaker and successful entrepreneur.

A former visiting professor at Denison University, Nora has taught courses in art and visual problem-solving, exhibited her photography–and served as an artist-in- residence at numerous institutions. When not wielding markers, you’ll find Nora behind her camera and dreaming up new visions for ImageThink.

ImageThink team member Maricia DuPlessis

Maricia DuPlessisDirector of People Operations

The ImageThink team relies on Maricia’s energy, creativity and logistical prowess to ensure our team is delivering our best work to our clients. She works hard to maintain the existing systems and operations and continues to seek innovative ways to maintain our status as the preeminent graphic recording firm in New York and beyond. A native of Cape Town, South Africa, she studied law there before spending time working abroad in Ireland. In her spare time, she loves knitting, making body butter, and baking.

ImageThink team member Christopher Saunders

Christopher SaundersAccount Manager

Christopher brings a background in client services and logistics to ImageThink. He works closely with clients to integrate ImageThink's expertise in graphics in order to amplify their vision. Before joining the ImageThink team, Christopher worked in the contemporary art field in New York City coordinating artists and materials for client sessions. Christopher is busy as a painter in his Brooklyn art studio, and his work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally.
ImageThink team member Christine Herro

Christine HerroAccount Manager

Passion for customer service and business savvy means Christine is supporting our clients to deliver the best results. She has a BA in Business Administration from Kennesaw State University, and moved to NYC from Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to supporting client needs as a part of the ImageThink team, she works closely with a preventative drinking and driving non-profit, and loves traveling, spending time with her family and friends, and being outside.

ImageThink team member Matt Molina

Matt MolinaAssistant Account Manager

Born and raised in Minnesota, Matt comes to ImageThink with experience working in customer service, marketing, and IT. As a lifelong sports fan (Mostly Minnesota Teams), Matt knows what it means to support his team, and that's precisely what he does here at ImageThink. Matt is responsible for maintaining office technology, creating estimates, and aiding the team with projects in the office. In his spare time, Matt likes to go to movies, walk around New York City, and volunteering with various charitable organizations.

ImageThink team member Aaron Mayper

Aaron MayperDirector of Creative Development

A lifelong love of graphic novels and illustration led Aaron into the world of graphic recording, where he turns abstract content in concrete visuals. A California native, he studied drawing and printmaking at Sarah Lawrence College in New York and in Florence, Italy, and he brings the detail-oriented approach of a printmaker to his role as director of creative development at ImageThink. When he’s not scribing or managing studio projects, Aaron spends his time biking and sketching near his home in Brooklyn, NY.
ImageThink team member Lilly Lam

Lilly LamSenior Graphic Recorder

Lilly has been using drawing to process information for many years, which makes Lilly a natural at graphic recording. A NYC native, she taught English in Japan and received a Multidisciplinary Design degree from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam, NL before moving back to New York. Her experience spans various forms of design, including graphics, objects, spaces, urban planning, and workshops. Outside of the office, she is working on illustrating her first children’s book and collects bits of nature to create found object doodles whenever possible.

ImageThink team member Alan Quiros

Alan QuirosGraphic Recorder

Alan brings a wealth of experience as a visual practitioner--from model making to video game concept design, to product design--to his work as a graphic recorder for ImageThink. When he's not slinging ink for ImageThink in San Francisco, Alan is busy sketching street scenes, painting little trucks, and illustrating letters to friends.
ImageThink team member Arielle Rothenberg

Arielle RothenbergGraphic Recorder

As a lifelong artist and trained as an art therapist, Arielle naturally makes sense of the world through visuals. Her love of travel and appreciation for the handmade led her to graphic recording, and outside of ImageThink's studio, Arielle is a printmaker, painter, and photographer. A California native, Arielle most loves to spend time outside, bike, play guitar, and of course, create.

ImageThink team member Ra Nelson

Ra NelsonGraphic Recorder

Raheem Nelson (Ra!) is an artist based in New Haven, CT. He went to the School Of Visual Arts and graduated with a BFA in Cartooning. Raheem is a great fit for ImageThink because of his background in Cartooning, his attention to detail, and work ethic that enables him to reach new heights in all of his creative endeavors. Ra enjoys traveling to new places to create urban landscape paintings and blogging about his adventures. In his spare time, he enjoys creating lookbooks for his various suits.

ImageThink team member Sasha Brito

Sasha BritoGraphic Recorder

Sasha's background in fine arts and philosophy joined with her professional experience as an illustrator and animator have allowed her to develop the ability to condense ideas into visually digestible content effectively. Having worked as an art teacher at an international school in Sao Paulo, Brazil, she also sees the value and power of graphic recording in information retention, and the importance of using effective visual tools in helping people process complex concepts. Besides being a part of the ImageThink team, Sasha enjoys spending time filling her sketchbook with subway portraits, in her ghi practicing ju jitsu, or exploring corners of the city in the hunt for the tastiest ramen in town.

ImageThink team member Claudia Li

Claudia LiGraphic Recorder

With a background in performance, drawing, and writing, Claudia considers their passion for visual storytelling a natural stepping stone into the world of graphic recording. Raised in California, Claudia studied Fine Arts in Philadelphia, where they fell in love with illustrating and building relationships with people through the infinite forms of art. Out of the office, you can find them chasing birds, making hand-drawn animations, and viewing performance art throughout the city.

ImageThink team member Miles Mosley

Miles MosleyDirector of Business Development

Miles leads business development and new business strategy at ImageThink. With 10 years of strategic and consultative selling experience, as well as a background in sales leadership and new business development, Miles looks to connect companies with ImageThink to drive impact for their business. Miles is a native New Yorker, and when not ImageThinking you can find him traveling to warm places, practicing yoga, and rooftop gardening.
ImageThink team member Sam Horvath

Sam HorvathDirector of Marketing

Sam worked for nine years in the non-profit performing arts space as a marketer and fundraiser before joining the ImageThink team in 2019. Here, he’s responsible for the strategy and execution of content, brand, and growth marketing efforts, with a goal of spreading the good word on why ImageThink is the premier choice for helping your team visualize its thinking. Out of the office, Sam is a painter, photographer, and podcast host. And he cooks.
ImageThink team member Karen Herting

Karen HertingFinance Manager

ImageThink’s go-to person for all things financial, Karen keeps the office and our accounts organized and humming. She brings her love of people to our team and clients alike. When not in the office, you’ll find Karen keeping her gardening thumb green, or hanging out with her husband and their two cats.
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Nora Herting

Co-Founder & CEO

ImageThink team member Nora Herting

440

Engagements
and Counting

Nora is a principal and co-founder of ImageThink. An award-winning graphic recording artist whose work hangs in the office of Google’s CEO, Nora is passionate about expanding people’s definition of creativity–and their potential to be creative every day. It’s also what makes Nora respected for exceeding the expectations of some of the world’s biggest brands as a visual strategist, in-demand speaker and successful entrepreneur.

A former visiting professor at Denison University, Nora has taught courses in art and visual problem-solving, exhibited her photography–and served as an artist-in- residence at numerous institutions. When not wielding markers, you’ll find Nora behind her camera and dreaming up new visions for ImageThink.

“This was our second year using ImageThink and
once again it surpassed our expectations. Our
guests were amazed by your service and have had
some wonderful comments. It's a huge bonus for
us to have you there.”

Zachary J. Shulman, Director,
Entrepreneurship at Cornell
Top Clients
Top Industries
Onsite Experience

Austin, TX
Basel, Switzerland
Calgary, Canada
Cannes, France
Denver, CO
Detroit, MI
Dubai, UAE
Florence, Italy
Hamburg, Germany
Houston, TX
Istanbul, Turkey
Las Vegas, NV

London, UK
Miami, FL
Monterey, CA
Phoenix, AZ
San Francisco, CA

San Jose, CA
Saudi Arabia
St. Louis, MS
Toronto, Canada
Washington DC
Nashville, TN
New Orleans, LA
Providence, RI
Seattle, WA
Souix Falls, SD

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ImageThink team member Maricia DuPlessis

Maricia DuPlessisDirector of People Operations

The ImageThink team relies on Maricia’s energy, creativity and logistical prowess to ensure our team is delivering our best work to our clients. She works hard to maintain the existing systems and operations and continues to seek innovative ways to maintain our status as the preeminent graphic recording firm in New York and beyond. A native of Cape Town, South Africa, she studied law there before spending time working abroad in Ireland. In her spare time, she loves knitting, making body butter, and baking.

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ImageThink team member Christopher Saunders

Christopher SaundersAccount Manager

Christopher brings a background in client services and logistics to ImageThink. He works closely with clients to integrate ImageThink's expertise in graphics in order to amplify their vision. Before joining the ImageThink team, Christopher worked in the contemporary art field in New York City coordinating artists and materials for client sessions. Christopher is busy as a painter in his Brooklyn art studio, and his work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally.
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ImageThink team member Christine Herro

Christine HerroAccount Manager

Passion for customer service and business savvy means Christine is supporting our clients to deliver the best results. She has a BA in Business Administration from Kennesaw State University, and moved to NYC from Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to supporting client needs as a part of the ImageThink team, she works closely with a preventative drinking and driving non-profit, and loves traveling, spending time with her family and friends, and being outside.

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ImageThink team member Matt Molina

Matt MolinaAssistant Account Manager

Born and raised in Minnesota, Matt comes to ImageThink with experience working in customer service, marketing, and IT. As a lifelong sports fan (Mostly Minnesota Teams), Matt knows what it means to support his team, and that's precisely what he does here at ImageThink. Matt is responsible for maintaining office technology, creating estimates, and aiding the team with projects in the office. In his spare time, Matt likes to go to movies, walk around New York City, and volunteering with various charitable organizations.

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Aaron Mayper

Director of Creative Development

ImageThink team member Aaron Mayper

240

Engagements
and Counting

A lifelong love of graphic novels and illustration led Aaron into the world of graphic recording, where he turns abstract content in concrete visuals. A California native, he studied drawing and printmaking at Sarah Lawrence College in New York and in Florence, Italy, and he brings the detail-oriented approach of a printmaker to his role as director of creative development at ImageThink. When he’s not scribing or managing studio projects, Aaron spends his time biking and sketching near his home in Brooklyn, NY.

 “Amazing! Couldn't have been happier. Aaron was
super professional and talented and captured our
session perfectly.”

Emily Paisner, Director, C Space
Top Clients
Top Industries
Onsite Experience

Bluehill, PA
Boston, MA
Bristol, CT
Chicago, IL
Dallas, TX
Denver, CO
East Hanover, NJ
Hamburg, Germany
Half Moon Bay, CA
Hartford, CT
Las Vegas, NV
Lawrenceville, NJ

Los Angeles, CA
Madrid, Spain
Miami, FL
New Orleans, LA
Newark, NJ
New York, NY

Orlando, FL
Ottawa, ON
Philadelphia, PA
Princeton, NJ
San Antonio, TX
San Francisco, CA
Utica, MS
Washington D.C.
Zurich, Switzerland

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Lilly Lam

Senior Graphic Recorder

ImageThink team member Lilly Lam

115

Engagements
and Counting

Lilly has been using drawing to process information for many years, which makes Lilly a natural at graphic recording. A NYC native, she taught English in Japan and received a Multidisciplinary Design degree from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam, NL before moving back to New York. Her experience spans various forms of design, including graphics, objects, spaces, urban planning, and workshops. Outside of the office, she is working on illustrating her first children’s book and collects bits of nature to create found object doodles whenever possible.

"The recording was amazing. It was a huge hit and
plenty of folks were taking photos of the
completed board after. It met my expectations and
beyond."

Jazmine Raveneau,
Marketing Events Specialist, Google
Top Clients
Top Industries
Onsite Experience

Atlanta, GA
Austin, TX
Boston, MA
Chicago, IL
Denver, CO
Detroit, MI
Fremont, CA
Half Moon Bay, CA
Indianapolis, IN
Long Island, NY
Los Angeles, CA

Hollywood, FL
New York, NY
Philadelphia, PA
Richfield, MN
Richmond, VA

Sausalito, CA
Somerville, MA
Tampa, FL
Toronto, ON
Washington, D.C
Westchester, NY

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ImageThink team member Alan Quiros

Alan QuirosGraphic Recorder

Alan brings a wealth of experience as a visual practitioner--from model making to video game concept design, to product design--to his work as a graphic recorder for ImageThink. When he's not slinging ink for ImageThink in San Francisco, Alan is busy sketching street scenes, painting little trucks, and illustrating letters to friends.
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ImageThink team member Arielle Rothenberg

Arielle RothenbergGraphic Recorder

As a lifelong artist and trained as an art therapist, Arielle naturally makes sense of the world through visuals. Her love of travel and appreciation for the handmade led her to graphic recording, and outside of ImageThink's studio, Arielle is a printmaker, painter, and photographer. A California native, Arielle most loves to spend time outside, bike, play guitar, and of course, create.

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ImageThink team member Ra Nelson

Ra NelsonGraphic Recorder

Raheem Nelson (Ra!) is an artist based in New Haven, CT. He went to the School Of Visual Arts and graduated with a BFA in Cartooning. Raheem is a great fit for ImageThink because of his background in Cartooning, his attention to detail, and work ethic that enables him to reach new heights in all of his creative endeavors. Ra enjoys traveling to new places to create urban landscape paintings and blogging about his adventures. In his spare time, he enjoys creating lookbooks for his various suits.

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ImageThink team member Sasha Brito

Sasha BritoGraphic Recorder

Sasha's background in fine arts and philosophy joined with her professional experience as an illustrator and animator have allowed her to develop the ability to condense ideas into visually digestible content effectively. Having worked as an art teacher at an international school in Sao Paulo, Brazil, she also sees the value and power of graphic recording in information retention, and the importance of using effective visual tools in helping people process complex concepts. Besides being a part of the ImageThink team, Sasha enjoys spending time filling her sketchbook with subway portraits, in her ghi practicing ju jitsu, or exploring corners of the city in the hunt for the tastiest ramen in town.

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ImageThink team member Claudia Li

Claudia LiGraphic Recorder

With a background in performance, drawing, and writing, Claudia considers their passion for visual storytelling a natural stepping stone into the world of graphic recording. Raised in California, Claudia studied Fine Arts in Philadelphia, where they fell in love with illustrating and building relationships with people through the infinite forms of art. Out of the office, you can find them chasing birds, making hand-drawn animations, and viewing performance art throughout the city.

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ImageThink team member Miles Mosley

Miles MosleyDirector of Business Development

Miles leads business development and new business strategy at ImageThink. With 10 years of strategic and consultative selling experience, as well as a background in sales leadership and new business development, Miles looks to connect companies with ImageThink to drive impact for their business. Miles is a native New Yorker, and when not ImageThinking you can find him traveling to warm places, practicing yoga, and rooftop gardening.
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ImageThink team member Sam Horvath

Sam HorvathDirector of Marketing

Sam worked for nine years in the non-profit performing arts space as a marketer and fundraiser before joining the ImageThink team in 2019. Here, he’s responsible for the strategy and execution of content, brand, and growth marketing efforts, with a goal of spreading the good word on why ImageThink is the premier choice for helping your team visualize its thinking. Out of the office, Sam is a painter, photographer, and podcast host. And he cooks.
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ImageThink team member Karen Herting

Karen HertingFinance Manager

ImageThink’s go-to person for all things financial, Karen keeps the office and our accounts organized and humming. She brings her love of people to our team and clients alike. When not in the office, you’ll find Karen keeping her gardening thumb green, or hanging out with her husband and their two cats.

Nora Herting

ImageThink graphic recorder, Nora Herting

Nora is the CEO and a co-founder of ImageThink. Nora is passionate about expanding people’s definition of creativity – and their potential to be creative everyday. It’s how ImageThink went from a back-of-a-napkin sketch to leading a breakthrough industry.

It’s also what makes Nora respected for exceeding the expectations of the world’s biggest brands as a visual strategist, in-demand speaker, and successful entrepreneur.

A former visiting professor, she's lectured at Columbia University, Ohio State University, RISD and the New School. As an artist, she has exhibited internationally, most recently at the Museu de Malraux in Normandy, France, and Falun, Sweden.

Featured at SXSW, the Business Design Technology Conference, and on MSNBC's Your Business, not only does Nora speak about the power of visual leadership,she wrote the best-selling book about it.

ImageThink’s graphic recordering team

Our Speaker Roster

Pressure-tested Team

Our team has shared the stage with some of the world’s top authors, business leaders, and politicians. Our creative partnerships have enabled industry breakthroughs and moved ideas to action because we are polished under pressure, adaptable, and focused on delivering big results.

In fact, we wrote the graphic facilitation book on Picturing Your Big Ideas.

Design Thinkers and Visual Facilitators

Our dedicated, in-house team of graphic recorders and graphic facilitators drives outcomes of critical business transformations. We are at the forefront of graphic facilitation standards. Thanks to our ongoing, proprietary training, you benefit from our consistent and high-caliber approach and the improved business results it brings.

graphic recording artists in action
planning session of our graphic recording artists

Experienced Industry Leaders

Established in 2009, we are proud to have elevated the industry by working with top brands, companies and expanding our graphic facilitation practice into a full creative service. This is what we do, day in and day out, across the US, and in 20 countries and counting.

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Groundbreaking Clients with Ideas Worth Sharing

We’re excited to share our cutting-edge techniques and expertise with clients seeking creativity and innovation. You can find us featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, INC, Entrepreneur and on the Today Show and that Draw Your Big Idea, a book written by our co-founders, is an Amazon best-seller in creativity and psychology.