Prior to founding philosophie, Emerson had been doing freelance design for nearly ten years, working with numerous individuals, small businesses and not-for profit organizations. Emerson worked at advertising agencies and Charles Schwab while at UCLA. After graduating from UCLA, Emerson founded philosophie, an interactive agency, headquartered in Los Angeles. Philosophie's experience spans several industries including entertainment, education, travel, and retail. Clients include major record labels, public universities, and startup ventures. He is now living in NYC building the New York office as the managing partner. When he's not coding, designing or drumming up business, you can usually find him watching sports.