About Us

OtherLeft is a Nashville-based strategic design consultancy that leverages experience, interaction and industrial design to create innovative products, services and experiences that deliver sustainable, profitable growth for business.

What we do

User Research

Strategic Design Consutlancy

Design Strategy

User Experience Design (UX)

Product Management

Development Team Process Support

User Interface Design (UI)

Our core tenets

Deeply understand the problem before generating a fitting solution

Simplify complex ideas by designing workflows, not screens

Laser focus on the user

Trade in assumptions for verified data via UX research, prototyping, and testing

Founding team

Strategic Design Consultancy

Blaine Anderson

Chief Executive Officer

Blaine Anderson is an experienced entrepreneur, executive, growth strategist and operator with over 25 years of experience accelerating innovative product development through Design Thinking and User Centered Design across a broad spectrum of verticals.

Blaine is currently CEO of OtherLeft, a Nashville-based strategic design and product innovation consultancy. Prior to OtherLeft, he cofounded a leading healthcare-focused digital strategy, design and development agency, PointClear, which he exited in 2017.

Blaine is also a founding partner at ClearBox Rights, a Brentwood company that has been transforming the management of intellectual property for owners and creators since 2007.

Before beginning his entrepreneurial journey in 2006 Blaine spent over 15 years at NASA, specializing in the testing large space structures in the Space Station and Shuttle Program.

Strategic Design Consultancy

Josh Rothman

Chief Experience Officer

Josh Rothman has developed his product and design expertise over two decades of hands-on project work and leadership. He knows what it takes to create world-class solutions, from the smallest detail to the big ideas that shape workflows and outcomes.

Josh specializes in design thinking to ensure the right problems are solved at the right time. By using a user-centered design approach, he understands the behaviors, pain points, goals, environments, and skillsets of his users. He is a strong advocate for “simplifying the complex”.

Josh is currently the Chief Experience Officer at OtherLeft, a strategic design and innovation consultancy that leverages human-centered design to create digital products that deliver sustainable, profitable growth for clients in digital health. Prior to becoming a partner at OtherLeft, he was the Director of UX at PointClear, a leading healthcare-focused digital strategy, design and development agency. Other endeavors include Vice President of Product for a bundled payments services company and Director of UX for MedHost, a leading EHR product company where he was a member of the senior leadership team and led a nationwide physician advisory board.

OtherLeft's founding team is also part of a venture studio. Learn about OtherLeft Ventures, a healthcare software-focused venture studio.

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