Speaker Lana Z Porter


Creative Director, R&D at The New York Times

Lana Z Porter is a multidisciplinary designer and artist who works at the intersection of storytelling and emerging technology. She is the creative director of the R&D team at The New York Times and the founder of Somersault, a design and content studio based at NEW INC, the New Museum’s art, design, and technology incubator. She holds a BA in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s in Design Interactions from the Royal College of Art.

How can new technologies help people understand the world?

Talk: Inside the Story: Technology and the Future of News