|Research Areas:||Design, Human-Computer Interaction|
Adam Blumenthal's first appointment at Brown University was in 2016 as Virtual Reality Artist-in-Residence, co-sponsored by Brown Arts Initiative and the Center for Computation and Visualization. In 2018 Adam received an appointment as Associate Professor of the Practice in Computer Science.
For twenty-five years Adam has been designing and building innovative digital media experiences with the world's best-known brands. He is Vice President at Nucco Brain, a UNIT9 studio, named by AdAge as the world's best production company for their work in advertising and media. Adam leads a group that produces digital experiences for learning and healthcare. Previously, Adam spent several years leading digital strategy and interactive production at preeminent Madison Avenue agencies, including as Executive Producer at R/GA, Director of Interactive at Burson-Marsteller, and Interactive Strategy Lead at McKinney. Among Adam’s past and current clients are Google, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Ford Foundation, Columbia University, Duke University, Arizona State University, Sony, Samsung, Nike, and the Grateful Dead, among many others. Work produced under Adam's leadership has won numerous awards for creative excellence and business effectiveness, and has been covered by publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and NPR.
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 innovating American education with innovative digital tools.
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