Dr. Oren Zuckerman

Dr. Oren Zuckerman earned his PhD at MIT Media Lab and is head of the interactive communications program as well as founder of the Media Innovation Lab at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel. His research areas are at the cross of interactive technologies & human behavior, focusing on physical-digital interactive experiences. His research projects include robotic objects designed to convey empathy and emotion, and tangible interfaces for playful learning. The World Economic Forum recognized him as a 'Technology Pioneer' at the annual forum in Davos, Switzerland.