Elan is one of the founding members of Chris Hacker’s Global Strategic Design Office at Johnson & Johnson. The group’s mission is to re-imagine the company’s brands, create new ones, uncover new value in the portfolio, and implement sustainable design practices. As Global Creative Director, he leads design strategy for the company’s Consumer Health Care group. Brands he cares for include Band-Aid, Listerine, Rembrandt, K-Y (yes that K-Y), First Aid, Reach, Neosporin, Visine, and many more. Before J&J, Elan was a design director with the Museum of Modern Art and P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, where he helped re-launch the Museum in 2004 in its new building. Elan lives, works and plays in Manhattan.