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Matt Gorbet

Matt Gorbet is a creative technologist, artist and educator with over two decades of experience in art+technology. Matt works closely with the Living Architecture Systems Group, a global partnership of researchers developing new approaches to the built environment. His doctoral work at FIU is focused on control strategies for dynamic expressive objects and spaces. As one half of the strategic design duo Gorbet Design, Matt twists technology to enable memorable experiences. His inventive approach to design often leads to unanticipated uses for existing technologies. Gorbet Design has advised Fortune 50 companies on design strategy and has created surprising and delightful art interventions in retail, cultural and civic spaces. Projects include an innovative integrated art+technology master plan for the San José International Airport (2010). Matt curated TEDxWaterloo, one of North America’s largest and most successful TEDx events (2010-2013), and he attended and spoke at TEDxSummit in Doha, Qatar (2012). Previously, Matt was a researcher at PARC, the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (1998-2000). He holds an Architecture degree from MIT (1996) and a Master of Science from the MIT Media Lab (1998), where he was one of the first students in the Tangible Media Group. Matt has several patents on novel interaction technologies, and his technology artwork has been exhibited globally.