Since 2009, USC Roski lecturer Laurie Burruss has consulted as the Education Innovation Advisor for LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com). She is particularly focused on systems design & integration, implementation for systems-wide online teaching and learning, as well innovative learning solutions. Laurie evangelizes all things education and learning as a thought leader and public speaker and writer. During 2021 - 2022, Laurie created and produced a series of interview with higher education leaders that is posted on YouTube. Before consulting, she served for 22 years as a professor in Interaction Design and as the director of the Pasadena City College Digital Media, serving the state of California as a regional resource for collaboration between education, industry, and the community. Her passion is digital storytelling. Her most recent work captures memories of her landscapes created in clay and paint. Laurie is currently teaching Graduate Design Pedagogy at USC Roski School of Art & Design; in addition, she is professor emeritus at Pasadena City College.