Adam Blumenthal

Visiting Scientist in Computer Science

Office:CIT 408
Email: adam_blumenthal@@@brown.edu

Research Areas: Design, Human-Computer Interaction

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Adam Blumenthal is an interactive media designer and producer with a specialty in virtual reality and immersive media, a space in which he has been conducting R&D since 1990. For more than 25 years Adam has led strategy and development of innovative digital media experiences with the world's best-known brands. He has been an adjunct member of the Brown University faculty since 2016. His first appointment at Brown was Virtual Reality Artist-in-Residence. In 2018 Adam received an appointment as Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Computer Science.

With a Google Jump VR Camera rig at a 360-degree shoot for Gaspee VR At Brown

  • Faculty Sponsor for R&D group, Brown+XR
  • Course Instructor:
    • X+VR, The Potential for Virtual Reality to Transform Nearly Everything
    • Group Independent Study Project (GISP), VR for Learning

Industry Experience

  • Partner at Nucco/UNIT9AdAge "Production Company of the Year" (2019) and Campaign's "Technology Company of the Year" (2020, 2021)
  • Interative strategy and production leadsership at preeminent Madison Avenue agencies (Executive Producer at R/GA, Director of Interactive at Burson-Marsteller, and Interactive Strategy Lead at McKinney)

Google, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Ford Foundation, Disney, Columbia University, Duke University, Arizona State University, Sony, Samsung, Siemens, Nike, and the Grateful Dead, among others.

Publications / Media / Honors
Adam is a frequent speaker and author on the topic of digital innovation. In the Fall and Winter of 2016, during the Obama administration, Adam was a 3-time guest of the Executive Office of the President of the United States for summits on transforming American education with innovative digital tools.