Nabil Harfoush


Trusted Advisor, Privy Council Office Innovation Hub, Government of Canada

Associate, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS)

Adjunct Faculty, University of Philadelphia

CIO and VP Corporate Development of HelpCaster Technologies, a Toronto based software company offering solutions for live web commnications in a SaaS model.

CIO of MedcomSoft and Nightingale Informatix, two publicly traded companies offering clinical management and electronic medical record solutions delivered in traditional and SaaS models.

Michael Page

An assistant professor in the Faculty of Art, Michael Page has been involved in research in the field of holography and 3D visualization for 30 years. His course in 3D visualization and human perception (taught in collaboration with the University of Toronto) offers students an opportunity to work in multidisciplinary groups to produce striking holographic images.

Kate Hartman

Kate Hartman is an artist, technologist, and educator whose work spans the fields of physical computing, wearable electronics, and conceptual art. She is the author of the recently published book "Make: Wearable Electronics". Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Emma Westecott

Emma Westecott, Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Design, has worked as a game designer, programmer and producer in a range of commercial, independent and applied research game projects. She is a DFI hire at OCAD U working on new digital media curricula and labs. Westecott has published in the emergent field of game studies and game design research. Emma has worked in and around the game industry for nearly twenty years.

Ian D. Clarke

Ian Clarke is the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences and School of Interdisciplinary Studies and is an Associate Professor of Graduate Studies at OCAD University in Toronto where he has been teaching biology and sustainability science since 2003. He received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Queen’s University in 1993 and has a diploma in Fine Art (printmaking) from OCAD University. Until 2013 he was a cancer stem cell researcher at the Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute in Toronto.