David Carroll is associate professor of media design and Director of the MFA Design and Technology graduate program at the School of Art, Media and Technology at Parsons The New School for Design. His pedagogy and research surrounds digital media, especially for mobile devices, towards a critical practice and theory of software and interaction design as social engagement. His work crosses multiple fields of art, design, education, sciences, humanities, and policy among both private and public-interest enterprises. He founded the Center for Mobile Creativity to support research grants from Pearson Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, NIH/NIDA, NSF and Nokia Research Centers. Prior to his professorship, David Carroll directed commercial multimedia for major interactive media clients from 2000 to 2007 including AOL, AandE;, CNN, FOX, ESPN, HBO, PBS, Random House, Smithsonian, Sony, Sports Illustrated, Time, Warner Bros and others. He has presented at Conference Board 2007 (Chicago), Synthetic Times 2008 (Beijing), FIGMENT Festival 2009 (NYC), Icograda World Design Congress 2009 (Beijing), Adobe MAX 2009 (Los Angeles) and MUM 2009, the 8th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (Cambridge, UK). Carroll sits on the NYC Media Lab advisory board, serves as the New School's agent for the Apple University iPhone Developer Program, sits on Adobe's Partner By Design advisory board, has been recognized by the Adobe Education Leader program and is a Nokia Forum PRO member.