Danne Woo

Danne Woo has been working in New York as a graphic designer, interaction designer, and web developer for a diverse group of corporate clients since 2004. He received his MPS from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) where he focused on data-driven projects, musical innovation, alternative energy, and large crowd interactions. His projects have been featured on a number of blogs and magazines such as Fast Company, The Guardian, Engadget, Gizmodo, The Verge, CNet, and Make Magazine.

He is founder and CEO of Datavisual (www.datavisu.al), a web-based platform for designing data-driven graphics; co-founder of BigPlay (www.bigplay.me), a multiplayer gaming technology that allows large crowds to interact with big screens; and design technologist at Danne Woo Design (www.dannewoo.com), which focuses on combining emerging technologies with traditional design principles. He holds the Guinness World Record for the most people playing his video game Splat at the same time on the same screen.

Danne is also an Assistant Professor of Interaction Design at Queens College, CUNY in New York where he teaches classes on data visualization, user experience and user interface design, creative coding, physical computing and web development. He is also currently a Ford Foundation/Media Democracy Fund Creative Technology Fellow working with the Color of Change to help with their fight against racial discrimination using design, data and technology.