Senior Research Manager at the LEGO Learning Institute carrying out foundational research on creativity, learning, play and child development based on an extensive collaboration with academic experts and research institutions.
A background in engineering and design, running an international conceptual design practice for 8 years, and doing curriculum development, teaching and workshops in a university context for 5 years.
Held project manager roles on large-scale architecture and performance spaces and carried out concept development and detailed design of performative architecture, interaction design and art installations in very different contexts and continents. Managing robotic projects from concept to realization, developing a range of innovative products and establishing strategic businesses on interdisciplinary robotic platforms.
PhD in Performative Environments, investigating the value of social interactions, creative environments and collaborative learning mediated through physical computing and practiced in a series of site-specific research experiments, which was awarded an Elite Research Scholarship visiting as research fellow at the MIT Medialab.