American perfumer Stephen Nilsen attended Stanford University where he completed his PhD in chemical engineering. In 1996, he began training as a flavorist at Procter & Gamble. In 2001, decided to follow his passion for fragrance and joined Quest International in Manhattan. With a passion for cooking, and having trained in flavors, Stephen uses gourmand notes to create a subliminal craving.Some of Stephen's notable past fragrances include: Marc Jacobs 'Splash Lemon', Bond No. 9 'Union Square', Madonna 'Truth or Dare', Vera Wang 'Lovestruck'