Lance Weiller

Director of Experiential Learning and Applied Creativity, Columbia University

A thought leader in transmedia entertainment, Lance Weiler is known as a pioneer in mixing technology with the art of storytelling. With expertise in cinematic gaming innovations, he developed a cinema alternate reality game (ARG) around his feature film, Head Trauma, which earned him a place on Businessweek’s “One of the 18 Who Changed Hollywood” – a list that also includes Walt Disney, Steve Jobs, and George Lucas. Weiller also sits on two steering committees for the World Economic Forum focused around the future of content creation and on digital governance. He is currently the director of experiential learning and applied creativity at Columbia University.