Work and Live in Bronx, New York

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Typically found at the intersections between technology, science, and culture.

Married to the love of my life, Dr. Lisa Mosconi. We live in the Bronx with our daughter.

advising/consulting full time for Poppy, working on environmental pathogen detection. Did the same for 10 months for Phylagen. Worked with colleagues to do some of the earliest work in the field as faculty at the MIT Media Lab.

Vice Chair, Cooper Union Board of Trustees.

Lead for Pandemic Task Force and VP Comms and Marketing for Crossover Health

Founding and former Chief Science and Technology Officer, the Shed.

Faculty and founder of Playful Systems group at the MIT Media Lab, 2012-2016. Research affiliate 2016 ->

Founding and contributing editor, MIT Press Journal of Design and Science.

Co-founded pioneering Location-Based Game studio Area/Code (acquired to become Zynga New York in 2011.)

Co-founded Everybody at Once with Kenyatta Cheese and Collective Decision Engines with Glen Weyl and team.

Worked in strategy and as creative director at DDB, Chiat, SS+K.

Invested in Pienso, Timehop, Makers Row, Burner, Poplar. Advisor to Electric Objects, Knotch, Innovid. Consulting at large.

Taught at NYU/ITP, MIT, Cooper Union, Fabrica.

TED talk is here.Toxoplasmosis talk from Eyeo. Poptech on luck. Old MoMA talk, Ignite, etc.

  • Work
    • Poppy Health
  • Education
    • Cooper Union