Ariel Kennan draws upon her experience in multidisciplinary design and technology to lead research, concept development, and design, collaborating closely with design teams, vendors, and partners. She has created digital strategy and policy, mobile applications, websites, and media installations with a wide variety of cultural, corporate, and government partners. Her projects have won numerous awards, including the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival Award for Transmedia. Ariel currently serves the City of New York as Director, Innovation and Design at the Mayor's Office of Operations, where she is improving service delivery and advancing equity and opportunity for all New Yorkers. She is an alumna of Parsons School for Design and has held fellowships with Code for America and the Center for Urban Pedagogy. Find her on Twitter @arielmai.
A user-centered research & design event bringing together NYC residents & government to collaborate on ways to feel connected, supported & excited about creating our city's future.