Head of Design at Prodago
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Jonathan Bélisle has been a multimedia storyteller and creative UX visionary for 25 years. He brings innovation to society and starts new dialogues. He develops the faculty for poetry in people. More simply put, he develops new ways of thinking, learning, seeing, and doing. Part of his role is to bring innovation to society and start new dialogues around usages of technologies that can build a preferable future.
He works with companies, institutions, organizations, schools, museums & cities that want to integrate an Educational & Transformational Design practice into their culture. He creates experiences, interactive software & visual design concepts, and narratives dealing with the potential risks and rewards inherent in technological, sociological, and scientific development to exert an important influence on our society and companies come to terms with these innovations.
Jonathan co-founded the studio Stories of a Near Future institute, a Montreal-based Research & Creation consultancy firm. He is also the founder of the Transmedia Hello publishing house, Architekt! where he created the universe of Wuxia the fox. He is a Research Affiliate at the Annenberg Innovation Lab of Southern California University and a professor of experience architecture at INIS Media School in Montreal. He is currently the head of design at Prodago.