Date: February 12, 2013
A digital veteran of 20 years, Mike Knowlton has always pushed the boundaries of storytelling and technology. He is co-founder and CTO of StoryCode, a group that programs immersive media case study presentations at Film Society Lincoln Center. He led in the production of the first-ever Story Hackathon, an event that was covered by Forbes, The Washington Post, and PBS. As a Creative Technologist he founded and led a number of technology companies including user-interface design firm Nascent State, digital agency BASIK, open-source Flash technology Frontal, and Murmur, a hybrid studio/technology company that pioneers new forms of immersive cinematic experiences. He has led large multidisciplinary teams in developing complex software applications for brands including Bath & Body Works, Gucci, MoMA, Philosophy, Tiffany & Co, and Victoria's Secret.