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Adam Blumenthal

Visiting Scientist in Computer Science

Office:CIT 408
Phone:401-863-1000
Email: adam_blumenthal@@@brown.edu

Research Areas: Virtual Reality, Human-Computer Interaction, Design, Natural Language Processing

Publications by Adam Blumenthal

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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 the development of innovative digital media experiences with the world's best-known brands. He has had an adjunct faculty appointment at Brown University since 2016.
 

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

Brown University
  • Appointments:
    • Virtual Reality Artist-in-Residence
    • Associate Professor of the Practice
    • Visiting Scientist
  • 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
       
Ariadne Labs, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health & Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Appointment: Associate Faculty
    Ariadne Labs is a think tank for health systems innovation at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, whose mission is to save lives and reduce suffering with scalable solutions that improve health care delivery everywhere.
     
Industry Experience
  • Co-founder Mondo XR, strategic consultancy and XR studio
  • Partner at Nucco/UNIT9AdAge "Production Company of the Year" (2019) and Campaign's "Technology Company of the Year" (2020 & 2021)
  • Interactive strategy and production leadership at preeminent Madison Avenue agencies (Executive Producer at R/GA, Director of Interactive at Burson-Marsteller, and Interactive Strategy Lead at McKinney)
     
Clients

Google, Harvard, 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.