Salvatore Iaconesi is an engineer, artist, hacker and interaction designer.
He is a TED Fellow (2012), Eisenhower Fellow (since 2013), Yale World Fellow (2014) and teaches Interaction Design and Digital Design at Rome’s University “La Sapienza” , at ISIA Design Florence , at RUFA, Rome University of Fine Arts , at IED, Istituto Europeo di Design .
Salvatore has extensive experience in the areas of strategic design, expert and decision support systems, knowledge management and sharing systems, technological platforms for multicultural communities, ubiquitous technologies, interactive experiences and innovation processes.
He currently teaches Interaction Design and cross-media practices at the Faculty of Architecture of the “La Sapienza” University of Rome , at ISIA Design Florence, at the Rome University of Fine Arts and at the IED Design institute .
He produced videogames, artificial intelligences, expert systems dedicated to business and scientific research, entertainment systems, mobile ecosystems, interactive architectures, cross-medial publications, augmented reality systems, and experiences and applications dedicated to providing products, services and practices to human beings all over the world, enabled by technologies, networks and new metaphors of interactions, across cultures and languages.
His artworks and performances have been featured worldwide at festivals and conferences.
Salvatore actively participates to global discussions and actions on the themes of freedoms, new forms of expression and on the future scenarios of our planet from the points of view of energy, environment, multi-cultural societies, gender mutation, sustainability and innovation on both society and business, collaborating with institutions, enterprises and international research groups.
He is the strategy and technology advisor for multiple organizations.