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Kathleen Wilson

Adjunct, Class of

Courses Taught: Thesis
Thesis Seminar

Kathleen Wilson has a diverse background in strategic design and creative management, developing new forms of digital content, products and businesses. She is the co-founder of Rikaroo, a film collective that focuses on hard-to-find films, emerging forms of storytelling and digital distribution and connects independent filmmakers with their film-loving fans. Previously, she was founding partner, V.P/Creative Director of Viacom Interactive working with Viacom divisions to develop new content and brands for emerging online and mobile platforms. She was founding partner, E.P., of Paramount’s Media Kitchen, experimenting with tech companies to develop interactive books, TV and film with Paramount properties; co-designer of SIMTOWN for Maxis/EA; Design Director at NY’s Museum of Modern Art for the interactive digital MUSEUM VISITOR’S PROJECT; and the Multimedia Director, Producer/Designer at Bank Street’s Center for Children and Technology where she spearheaded the PALENQUE digital video interactive R&D project funded by RCA/GE/Intel. Kathleen has consulted with a range of companies, spoken at numerous conferences, and tries her hand at writing for children in her spare time. She has a B.A. from Middlebury, MBA from LSE-London/HEC-Paris/NYU-Stern (TRIUM), MFA from the VCFA, and doctorate from Harvard.