born in luoyang, raised in seattle, and currently based in new york city, i am a digital explorer and creative with past experience at companies spanning shanghai, dc, lima, peru, and mukalla, yemen.

both personally and professionally, i love exploring the roles that brand and language play in creating cultural resonance.


© makisa bronson 2023, made in new york city.


as a creative + operator, i am passionate about leveraging brand, editorial, and business strategy to grow ventures in the consumer space.

presently, i am a social media + content producer at iyk, a company using nfc + blockchain tech to bridge the digital and physical worlds. in my role, i spearhead initiatives spanning social media marketing, content strategy, and copywriting in order to grow our brand presence and voice. i am also a digital assets investor at the symmetrical, a new york-based investment syndicate.

previously, i worked:
↳ in operations at a stealth subsidiary of the digital currency group;
↳ in strategy consulting as part of deloitte’s public sector division;
↳ in design at the dali lab; and 
↳ as a brand ambassador for brands like partiful and everyday humans; and 
↳ in social impact at various startups + ngos.

prior to starting my professional career, i graduated from dartmouth college with a b.a. in middle eastern studies & economics. during my time at dartmouth, i was also selected to participate in stanford university’s american-middle eastern network for dialogue at stanford (amends) fellowship, which honors builders + social entrepreneurs catalyzing concrete social and economic development in the mena region and beyond.