2011-present Founder & CEO, Sourcemap - the Supply Chain Mapping Platform, New York, NY.

2010-present Visiting Scientist, Tangible Media Group, MIT Media Lab.

2015 Adjunct Professor, New York University, New York, NY.

2014 Adjunct Professor, Columbia University, New York, NY.

2010 Adjunct Professor, Parsons The New School, New York, NY.

2003-2010 Research Assistant, MIT Media Lab.

2001-9 L.A.B. Consulting: Design and technology for exhibitions [Louvre, Metropolitan Museum, Boston Museum of Science, Ars Electronica], furniture [Hanssem], electronics [France Telecom/Orange], interfaces [DNP], restaurants [NXXT Chicago] and kitchens [Cleanup Corp].

2003-5  Research Assistant, MIT Kitchen of the Future, MIT House of the Future

1997-9 LOT-EK Architecture, New York. Postindustrial design studio.

1998 Impresa Daniela Valentini, Florence. Fine art restoration.


2010 Ph.D. in Media Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Thesis: Beyond Transparency: Collective Engagement in Sustainable Design
Readers: Hiroshi Ishii, Bill Mitchell, Chris Csikszentmihályi, Greg Norris
Abstract: This thesis proposes a crowdsourced approach to supply chain transparency through a platform called Sourcemap. Built in partnership with regional organizations, large companies and SME’s, Sourcemap demonstrated that supply chain visibility enables collaboration for social, environmental, and financial sustainability.

2005 M.S. in Media Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Thesis: Design of Intelligent Interiors
Thesis Readers: Ted Selker, John Maeda, Michael Hawley

2003 M. Arch., Massachusetts Institute of Technology Thesis: Pedestrian Interfaces for Community Networking.

1999 B. A., Columbia University Major: Architecture + Visual Arts, Cum Laude.


2019-present Board Member, Bluenumber Foundation

2018-present Board Member, The New Fashion Initiative

2012-present Netexplo UNESCO Advisory Board, Paris.

2017 Advisor, Fashion Revolution USA

2013 Program Committee Member, ICT for Sustainability Conference (ICT4S)

2011 Advisory Board Member, MIT Food+Agriculture Collaborative.

2010 Program Committee Member, CloudCom Special Session on Sustainability and Social Impacts.

2009 Editorial Review Board Member, International Journal of Creative Interfaces and Computer Graphics (IJCICG).

2004-12 Member, Association for Computing Machinery.


2018 Green Carpet Fashion Sustainability Award, Milan Fashion Week

2016 Nine Breakthrough Ideas for Sustainable Palm Oil, SAWIT (Smallholders Advancing with Innovation and Technology) Challenge 2016

2015 “50 Companies to Watch”,

2014 “50 Companies to Watch”,

2013 “Cool Vendors in Supply Chain Management Software 2013,” Gartner.

2012 Winner, African News Innovation Challenge.

“First-Mile Crowdmapping: A crowdsourced reporting tool built on top of the platform to help African journalists and citizens tell complex investigative stories. This tool will visually map the people, places and events behind the “first mile” of supply chains, so that consumers can understand where goods originate in African industries such as cocoa or logging.”

2012 VERGE 25.

“The VERGE 25 awards recognize the visionary leaders from business, government, nonprofit and academic organizations making significant advancements toward the VERGE mission: the convergence of systems and technologies around energy, buildings and transportation.”  

2012 America’s Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs. Bloomberg Businessweek.

2012 Winner, Knight Prototype Fund, “Farm-to-Table School Lunch”

Sourcemap will partner with the Food Service Director of the Brookline, MA  school district to develop a custom version of their source tracking platform, which will engage the public in the evolution of a school meal. The platform will integrate with existing tools, allowing Concord Schools to easily make data public and seek community engagement on its food and process.

2012 Finalist, IBM SmartCamp, Boston, MA.

2012 Finalist, SXSW Interactive Accelerator, Austin TX.

2011 “100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics,” Ethisphere Institute.

2011 Winner, Web/IT Track, MIT 100K Executive Summary Competition, Cambridge, MA.

2010 Best Published Journal Article in IJCICG, IGI Global’s Fourth Annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards.

2010 Gold Prize, Open Source Software World Challenge, Seoul.  

2010 Runner Up, Scientific American World Changing Ideas Contest.

2010 Stonyfield Profit for the Planet Grant

2010 Honorary Mention, Ars Electronica, Digital Communities, Linz, Austria. 

2010 Lauréat Netexplo, French senate, Paris. 

2010 ID 40, ID Magazine, Jan./Feb.

2008 Highlands & Islands Enterprise Fellow, MIT Media Lab.

2006 Finalist, Kendall Square Interactive Design Competition, Cambridge, MA.

2004 3rd Place, ACM SIGGRAPH Student Research Competition, Los Angeles.

2004 MasterCard Fellow, MIT Media Lab.

2001 Grand Prix, Hanssem International Interior Design Competition, Seoul.

2001 Second Place Medina International Magazine Smart Village Competition, Cairo.


2015 Adjunct Faculty, ‘Product Autopsy: an Introduction to Triple Bottom Line Impact Assessment’ New York University, Interactive Telecommunications Program.

2014 Adjunct Faculty, ‘Future Craft: Radical Sustainability and Resilience’ Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture and Planning, Visual Studies Program.

2013 Adjunct Faculty, ‘Social Media for Operations’ EDHEC Business School, Lille, France.

2007-13 Instructor, ‘Future Craft: Sustainable Ventures and Products’ MIT Media Lab Graduate Course, Fall 2007 [MAS.962], Fall 2008 [MAS.961], Fall 2009 [MAS.963], Fall 2013 [MAS.S65] Designed a curriculum on the social implications of product design, including eco-design, sustainable supply chains and radical transparency.

2010 Adjunct Faculty, ‘Parsons Sourcemap Collab’ Parsons The New School for Design Graduate Course, Fall 2010 [CRN 7062 PUDD 4550D] Created a class aimed at developing sustainable design software to be deployed across Parsons degree programs.



Guest Lecture: Sourcemap, Development Ventures, November 15.


Guest Lecture: Supply Chain Transparency, Design Thinking, April 12.


Guest Lecture: Supply Chain Mapping for Operations, Bard, New York, December 10.
Guest Lecture: Economic Geography, Universidad Politécnica de Puebla, Puebla Mexico, October 5.
Guest Lecture: Supply Chain Mapping Case Studies, University of Maryland School of Business, June 25.
Guest Lecture: Design Futures: Columbia University, New York, March 25.


Guest Lecture: Design Futures: New York City, Columbia University, New York, October 15.
Guest Lecture: Capstone Seminar in Sustainability, MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA, May 6.
Guest Lecture: Supply Chain Management / Supply Chain Sustainability, Bard Sustainability MBA, New York, March 14.


Guest Reviewer: LOT-EK Housing Studio, Columbia University, New York, October 20.
“Supply Chain Transparency.” University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership (CPSL), Cambridge UK, March 20.


“Resilient Cities.” ONE Lab, Brooklyn NY, Jul. 18. 
Guest Lecture: “Media Ventures,” MIT Media Lab, Instructor: Joost Bonsen and Sandy Pentland, Cambridge MA, April 11.


Guest Lecture: “Ecological Communications Design,” Parsons School of Design, Instructor: Howard Chambers, New York, Nov. 28.
Guest Lecture: “Supply Chain Transparency,” University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership (CPSL), Cambridge UK, September 5.
Guest Lecture: “Media Matters,” Art Center, Pasadena, CA, July 27.
Guest Lecture: “The Geography of Counterfeit Goods,” MIT, Instructors: Azra Aksamija and Joel Lamere, Boston, Apr. 9.
Guest Review: “Obects+Operations,” MIT Department of Architecture, Instructors: Ada Tolla and Giuseppe Lignano, Mar. 22.


Guest Lecture: “Sustainable Communications for Design,” Parsons School of Design, Instructor: Jennifer Sharpe, New York, Oct. 3.
Workshop: “Supply Chains and the Creative Sector,” CreativeD, Dublin, Jun. 10.
Webinar: “Sourcemap for Green Building Professionals,” Nexus Webinar, Boston, MA, Mar. 8.


Guest Lecture: “If Products Could Tell Their Stories,” NYU ITP, Instructor: Jen van der Meer. New York, May 11.
Guest Review: “Networked Cultures and Participatory Media: Media City,” MIT Visual Arts Program Course 4.330/4.331, Instructor: Amber Fried Jimenez, Cambridge, MA, May 10.
Guest Lecture: “Collective Intelligence,” MIT Media Lab Graduate Course MAS.672, Instructors: Hiroshi Ishii and Pattie Maes, Cambridge, MA, Apr. 8.
Guest Lecture: “Material Ecologies Workshop,“ Harvard Graduate School of Design Course 6327, Instructor: Jane Hutton, Cambridge, MA, Feb. 2.
Workshop: “Sustainable Fashion: The Parsons/MIT Project,” Parsons The New School for Design, New York, Jan. 26. 


Guest Review: Design Interactions, Royal College of Art, Instructor: Anthony Dunne, London, Feb. 19.


Workshop: “Nightmarket dot web,” Nightmarket Workshop, Tainan, Taiwan, Aug. 13-17.
Guest Lecture: “Fashion Metamorphosis,” Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, Milano, Italy, Apr. 27.
Guest Lecture: “Smart Objects/Smart Spaces,” Hofstra University, New York, Mar. 27.


Workshop: ‘Product Autopsy,’ MIT Media Lab Simplicity Workshop, Cape Cod, MA, March 26.


Workshop: “Fabricate This,” ACADIA Conference, Cambridge, Ontario, Nov.
Workshop: “Summer House,” CSK CAMP Keihanna, Japan, Aug. 15.



Keynote: Sustainability Leadership Forum Philadelphia, December 5.

Panel: ReMODE: The Premier Event for Disruptive and Sustainable Fashion, November 13.

Panel: The Library x Change Fashion an event by Chapman Perelman Foundation, November 3.

Keynote: Harvard Business Review Summit Mexico, October 9.


Keynote: RILA Sustainability Meeting, August 1.

Keynote: Sustainability Leadership Forum Washington DC, July 31.

Keynote: P&G Signal 2018, July 18.

Panel: Change Fashion Forum @ New York Academy of Sciences, June 27.

Keynote: Sustainability Leadership Forum Dallas, June 6.

Keynote: Business “Un”usual: Aligning Critical Intersections of Agriculture, Health and Food, June 3.

Keynote: Sustainability Leadership Forum Atlanta, May 31.

Keynote: Canadian Centre for Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics, May 25.

Keynote: Sustainability Leadership Forum New York, May 23.

Keynote: REACT Fashion Business Forum 2018, May 3.

Panel: Can Fashion Save The World? [Fashion Revolution Week Panel], Apri 27.


Keynote: AIM-PROGRESS Membership Meeting, February 28.

Panel: Fashion Politics @ Study Hall, February 7.

Panel: Texworld USA: Traceability, Transparency, Integrity and Trust in Textile Supply Networks, January 25.


Keynote: Bristlecone Pulse, October 26.

Panel: CGI/NYAS Webinar: Innovations in Supply Chain Traceability, June 20.

Panel: The Sustainability of Ethical Fashion in our Brave New World, New York University, April 5.

Talk: Social Supply Chains, UBS Industry Leaders Network, Menlo Park, January 31.


Keynote: MIT Consumer Dynamics Conference, December 7.

Panel: Evolving Tools and Technologies in the Quest to Increasing Supply Chain Transparency, Sustainable Brands, San Diego, June 8.

Keynote: Australian Fashion Forum, Melbourne, May 5.

Panel: Fashion's Impact: Part 3, The Future, Fordham Law School, New York, April 27.

Talk: Data Mining Mining Data. Data Mining Meetup, Boston, MA, April 13.

Round Table: The New York Times International Luxury Conference, Versailles, France, April 5.

Talk: Green Supply Chains. MIT Asia Business Conference 2016, Cambridge, MA, March 5.


Panel: Resourcing: The Material Supply Chain. Manufacture New York, Brooklyn, December 2. 

Panel: Linked: The New Ethics of Fashion’s Global Supply Chain. Fordham Fashion Law Institute, New York, November 19.

Talk: Supply Chain Transparency, Pioneer Mode, New York, November 13. 

Panel: The Race to Trace: Integrating Profits, Planet, and Precaution Roundtable, MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics, Cambridge MA, November 3.

Panel: True Cost. Parsons the New School, New York, September 25.

Demo: Sourcemap. DEMO Traction Boston 2015, Boston, September 16. 

Panel: Upstream Transparency: Measuring the Environmental Impact of Your Value Chain. New York Area Sustainability Group (NYASG), New York, June 17. 

Talk: Supply Chain Transparency. Geo Web Summit, Brooklyn, May 28. 

Keynote: SCIP Game Changers, Atlanta, GA, May 8. 

Talk: Sustainability Lunch Series, MIT Sloan School of Business, Cambridge, MA, May 6.

Talk: Massachusetts Sustainable Communities and Campuses Conference, Devens, MA, April 16.

Talk: Big Data Fest, New York Hall of Science, New York City, March 28. 

Panel: Traceable US Premiere, Atlanta Film Festival, March 26. 

Talk: Designing Sustainable Supply Chains. The Center for Architecture, New York, March 16. 


Panel: Traceable. Marda Loop Justice Film Festival, Calgary, November 21. 

Talk: Supply Chain Transparency, University of Calgary, November 21. 

Talk: Startup Showcase. NYC Geospatial Information System and Mapping Organization, New York,  November 18. 

Panel: “Governance using scenarios and modelling” Preserving the Flow of Life, Lyon, October 29.

Keynote: 6th SCIP Latin America Summit, Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 8.

Panel: New Tools for Tracking, Visualizing and Interpreting Complex Data. Sustainable Brands New Metrics Conference, Cambridge MA, September 24.

Panel: Big Data, IDB Knowledge Week: Infrastructure and Environment Sector. Leesburg VA,  September 8.

Keynote: Supply Chain Visualization. LOGycA Visualización de Información, Bogotá, July 30.

Panel: Tools for Transparency in the Global Fashion Supply Chain. Texworld, New York, July 22.

Talk: Supply Chain Sustainability. Sustainability 24: Driving Competitiveness through Sustainability, New York, June 4.

Keynote: 29th Annual Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals International Conference & Exhibition, Orlando FL, May 8. 

Panel: Sustainable Supply Chains and Coastal Cities: a Long and Vital Relationship. MIT Sustainability Summit, Cambridge MA, May 3. 

Talk: Sourcemap’s three year anniversary. Netexplo Forum, UNESCO, Paris France, March 28.

Talk: Applications of Sourcemap in Monitoring and Evaluation. World Bank International Finance Corporation: the Results Measurement Network, Washington DC, March 24.

Talk: Supply Chain Transparency for Fun and Profit. LUCID NYC, New York City, January 15. 


Talk: “Sustainable, Traceable Sourcing in the Temperamental World of Apparel Supply Chains,” at the Textile Summit: Textile Lifecycle Management, ManufactureNY, New York City, November 8. 

Panel: “Responsible Brand Management in the Era of Social Networking: Risks and Rewards,” CommitForum, New York City, October 9.

Talk: “Tackling the Social and Environmental impact of Global Supply Chains.” Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge MA, October 2.

Talk: “Visualizing and Crowdsourcing for Supply Chains.” Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals CIdeas Fest, Hult Business School,  Cambridge MA, September 19. 

Talk: Supply Chain Visualization and Analytics Roundtable, MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics, Cambridge MA, June 27. 

Talk: Bits that Change the World. MIT Media Lab, Cambridge MA, April 22. 

Talk: Geo NYC Meetup: Mapping the Environment. Open ITP and New America Foundation, New York City, April 8. 

Talk: Harvard Association for US China Relations, Action for Tomorrow Venture Entrepreneurship Conference, Cambridge MA, March 27-31.


Talk: “Crowd-Mapping Conflict Supply Chains.” Future of News Workshop, New York, Dec. 12.

Talk: “Herramientas de Visualización y Logística de Carga: Sourcemap.” Seminario de la Red de Observatorios de Transporte de Carga y Logística, Panama City, Dec. 6.

Talk: “Transparent Supply Chains for Economic Development.” Inter-American Development Bank, Washington DC, Nov. 7.

Talk: “Conversation: Citizenship in the Global Supply Chain.” GE Garages, New York, Oct. 26.

Talk: “Citizenship in the Global Supply Chain.” IDEAS Boston Conference, Boston, MA, Oct. 24. 

Talk: “Hi-Viz Supply Chain.” Supply Chain Risk Leadership Council, Boston, MA, Oct. 10. 

Workshop: “Mapping,” TechCamp Zanzibar, October 4-8. 

Talk: “Open Supply Chains + Collective Invention.” The New Context Conference, Tokyo, Japan, Sep. 28. 

Panel: “Internet and Social Networks: Vectors of Responsible Consumption?” Global Conference on Sustainability, Evian, France, September 25. 

Talk: IDEO Tea Time, Cambridge, MA, June 27.

Talk: “Civic Media Lunch: Sourcemap and Supply Chain Transparency.” Cambridge, MA, Mar. 8. 

Talk: Media Lab @ Tokyo, Jan. 17. 


Panel: “Sustainable Engagement in a Hyper-Transparent World,” Business of Social Responsibility, San Francisco, Nov. 3. 

Keynote: Stockholm Green Hackathon, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, Oct. 21.

Talk: MIT Sloan Net Impact, Cambridge, MA, Oct. 18.

Panel: MIT Media Lab at the Indian Institute of Technology Global Conference, New York, Oct. 1.

Keynote: “New Media for Sustainability and Fair Trade,” Craft Conscious: Re-shaping global futures in the innovation age, Crafts Council of Ireland, Dublin, Jun. 9.

Moderator: “Crowdsourcing Certification for Sustainable Supply Chains,” Certification, Consumption and Change Conference, Washington DC, May 24.

Talk: “Radical Transparency and the Future of Fair Trade,” 10 Conference, Seattle, May 18.

Talk: “Supply Chains as Social Networks: Lessons from Sourcemap,” Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) Conference, Reno, NV, Apr. 28.

Workshop: “Next-Generation Carbon Mapping,” Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship, Oxford, UK, Mar. 31.

Keynote: “Social Entrepreneurship,” USA Day, EDHEC Business School, Lille, France, Feb. 8.


Keynote: “La Toile du Développement Durable (The Sustainable Web),” Fondation EADS, Paris, Dec. 6.

Workshop: “Carbon Mapping: Radical Transparency and Truth in Advertising,” Net Impact, Ann Arbor, MI, Oct. 30.

Panel: “Next Generation Carbon Mapping,” Opportunity Green Conference, Los Angeles, Sep. 23.

Talk: “Ouvrir la Boîte Noire du Monde Industriel,” La Cantine, Paris, Jun. 23.

Talk: “Innovation numérique au service du développement durable (Digital Innovation for Sustainability),” Club Audiens, Paris, Jun. 21.

Keynote: “The Tools and Tool-Makers of the Bazaar,” Prototype: Craft in the Future Tense, Dundee, Scotland, Jun. 10.

Keynote: “Sourcemap,” Greener Gadgets, New York, Feb. 24.

Talk: “Sourcemap: a Free and Open Tool to Design and Market Sustainable Products,” French Senate, Paris, Feb. 4.

Talk: “Sourcemap: a Virtual Trip Through Product Supply Chains,” The Entertainment Gathering, Monterey, CA, Jan. 21.

Talk: “Tracing the Creation and Impact of Consumer Products,” Lucid NYC, New York, Jan. 13.


Talk: “Da Vinci Detective,” World Science Festival, New York, Jun. 12. 

Talk: “Putting Design on the Map,” Royal College of Art, London, Feb. 19.


Talk: “Introducing Sourcemap,” Future of News Conference, Cambridge, MA, Jun. 10.

Talk: “Digital Restoration,” Italian Cultural Institute, New York, Nov. 7.

Talk: “Personal Archaeology,” Hallmark, Kansas City, Aug. 5.


Talk: “Blogjects,” Pratt Institute, New York, Nov. 16.


Talk: “Fashion on Demand,” Moda+Tecnologia, Florence, Dec 5.



Ask not what big data can do for you. In Netexplo, 2013. 

Tools for Internal Activism. In Accountability Technologies: Tools for Asking Hard Questions, Dietmar Offenhuber ed., pp. 58-59, 2013. 


Radical atoms: beyond tangible bits, toward transformable materials. interactions 19, 1 (January 2012), 38-51.

Mapping Transparency: Why it pays to be open. Issue #42, GDR Creative Intelligence, 2011. 


Sourcemap: Eco-Design, Sustainable Supply Chains and Radical Transparency. In XRDS, the ACM Magazine for Students, Jun. 2011. 


Virtual Guilds: Collective Intelligence and the Future of Craft. The Journal of Modern Craft, Volume 3, Number 2, July 2010, pp.179-90. Berg Publishers 2010. 

By a Long Land and a Long Sea Carriage: Unraveling the Reach of Product Design. Thresholds: Journal of Visual Culture, #36, Winter 2010.

Tangible Interfaces for Art Restoration. International Journal of Creative Interfaces and Computer Graphics (IJCICG). Falchuk, B. and Marcos, A. Eds. Volume 1, Issue 1, pp.54-66. IGI Publishing 2010. {Awarded Best Published Journal Article in IJCICG in IGI Global’s Fourth Annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards} 


Living with Hyper-Reality. Ambient Intelligence in Everyday Life. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence. Yang Cai and Julio Abascal, Eds. Volume 3864. pp. 130-141. Springer 2006.


Exploring feedback and persuasive techniques at the sink. interactions 12, 4 (Jul. 2005), pp. 25-28.

Re-Machining Domesticity: a Technological Subversion of Standards. in Thresholds: Journal of Visual Culture, #19, Spring 2005, pp. 53-6.

The kitchen as a graphical user interface. Digital Creativity. pp. 110-114. Routledge, 2005.

Cooking with the Elements: Intuitive Immersive Interfaces for Augmented Reality Environments. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Costabile, M. F., and Paternò, F. Eds. Springer Berlin / Heidelberg , 2005. pp. 1022-5.


Designing a DNA for adaptive architecture: a new built environment for social sustainability. Design and Nature: Comparing Design in Nature with Science and Engineering, vol. 3. Brebbia, C.A., Sucharov, L.J. and Pascolo, P. Eds. Wessex Institute of Technology Press, 2002.


Short Paper + Talk: Embedded interaction in a Water Fountain for Motivating Behavior Change in Public Space. In Proceedings of the 30th international Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Austin, Texas, USA, May 2012).

Workshop + Talk: Visible – Actionable – Sustainable: Sustainable Interaction Design in Professional Domains. In Proceedings of the 29th international Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 2011).

Abstract + Talk: The Open Sustainability Project: a Linked Data Approach to LCA. LCAx (Portland, Oregon, USA, Nov 2-4, 2010).

Full Paper + Talk: Small business applications of Sourcemap: a web tool for sustainable design and supply chain transparency. In Proceedings of the 28th international Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Atlanta, Georgia, USA, April 10 - 15, 2010). 

Short Paper + Talk: Wetpaint: scraping through multi-layered images. In Proceedings of the 27th international Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Boston, MA, USA, April 04 - 09, 2009).

Short Paper + Talk: Design of haptic interfaces for therapy. In Proceedings of the 27th international Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Boston, MA, USA, April 04 - 09, 2009). 

Short Paper + Talk: Tools for Collective Simulation. In: Proceedings of WebSci'09: Society On-Line, 18-20 March 2009, Athens, Greece.

Short Paper + Talk: 2009. Stop-motion prototyping for tangible interfaces. In Proceedings of the 3rd international Conference on Tangible and Embedded interaction (Cambridge, United Kingdom, February 16 - 18, 2009).

Short Paper + Talk: Spime builder: a tangible interface for designing hyperlinked objects. In Proceedings of the 3rd international Conference on Tangible and Embedded interaction (Cambridge, United Kingdom, February 16 - 18, 2009). 

Short Paper + Talk: Future craft: how digital media is transforming product design. In CHI ‘08 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Florence, Italy, April 05 - 10, 2008). 

Panel: Renaissance panel: the roles of creative synthesis in innovation. In CHI ‘08 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Florence, Italy, April 05 - 10, 2008).

Short Paper + Talk: Handsaw: tangible exploration of volumetric data by direct cut-plane projection. In Proceeding of the Twenty-Sixth Annual SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Florence, Italy, April 05 - 10, 2008).

Short Paper + Talk: Affective TouchCasting. In ACM SIGGRAPH 2006 Sketches (Boston, Massachusetts, July 30 - August 03, 2006). 

Short Paper + Talk: A Framework for Haptic Psycho-Therapy. In the Extended Abstracts of IEEE ICPS Pervasive Health Systems, Lyon, France.

Short Paper: PlayPals: tangible interfaces for remote communication and play. In CHI ‘06 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Montréal, Québec, Canada, April 22 - 27, 2006).

Short Paper: TapTap: a haptic wearable for asynchronous distributed touch therapy. In CHI ‘06 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Montréal, Québec, Canada, April 22 - 27, 2006). 

Short Paper: Augmenting kitchen appliances with a shared context using knowledge about daily events. In Proceedings of the 11th international Conference on intelligent User interfaces (Sydney, Australia, January 29 - February 01, 2006).

Full Paper + Talk: Waterbot: exploring feedback and persuasive techniques at the sink. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Portland, Oregon, USA, April 02 - 07, 2005). 

Short Paper + Talk: CounterIntelligence: Augmented Reality Kitchen, in Proc. CHI ‘05 pp. 2239-45

Short Paper + Talk: Attention-based design of augmented reality interfaces. In CHI ‘05 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Portland, OR, USA, April 02 - 07, 2005).

Short Paper + Talk: Dishmaker: Personal Fabrication Interface.  In CHI ‘05 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Portland, OR, USA, April 02 - 07, 2005).

Short Paper + Talk: SmartSink: context-aware work surface. In ACM SIGGRAPH 2004 Posters (Los Angeles, California, August 08 - 12, 2004). R. Barzel, Ed. SIGGRAPH ‘04. 

Short Paper: A framework for designing intelligent task-oriented augmented reality user interfaces. In Proceedings of the 10th international Conference on intelligent User interfaces (San Diego, California, USA, January 10 - 13, 2005). 

Magazine Article: Life is Hard, Home is Soft. Grand Prix in the International Hanssem Interior Design Competition, 2001. Korean publications: Concept #30 (cover article). Japanese publication: Axis, January 2002.

Short Paper: Origami Desk: integrating technological innovation and human-centric design. In Proceedings of the 4th Conference on Designing interactive Systems: Processes, Practices, Methods, and Techniques (London, England, June 25 - 28, 2002).



‘Art of Networks II’, New York Hall of Science, March 26 – July 5, 2015


‘Made in Partout’, Cité des Sciences, Paris, France, Mar. 26, 2013-Jan. 4, 2014.


Impetus: Works from the MIT Media Lab, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria, Sep. 3-8.


Collisions 10, Art Interactive Gallery, Cambridge, MA, Nov. 18-Dec. 3.

Sartorial Flux, A+D Gallery, Chicago, Sep. 7- Oct. 21.

Seamless Fashion Show, Boston Museum of Science, Feb. 2.

Collisions 9, Art Interactive Gallery, Cambridge, MA, Jan. 28-Feb. 12.


SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, Los Angeles, Aug. 12-17.


The Art of Memory: Holocaust Memorials in History, Jewish Museum, New York, Jun.-Aug.



Zhexembayeva, Nadya. Overfished Ocean Strategy: Powering up innovation for a resource-deprived world. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2014.


Zuckerman, Ethan. “Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection.” W W Norton & Company, 2013.

Laszlo, Chris and Zhexembayeva, Nadya. “Embedded Sustainability: the Next Big Competitive Advantage.” Stanford Business Books, 2011. 


Where Stuff Comes From.” Conservation Magazine, Sep. 


Products’ carbon footprints easier to track with MIT grad’s start-up,” Karen Weintraub, The Boston Globe, Aug. 29. 


“Sourcemap” and “Wetpaint,” Human Nature, Gerfried Stocker and Christine Schöpf, Eds. Hatje Cantz, pp. 331-2.

Sourcemap, le Web 2.0 au service de l'écologie,” Marie-Catherina Beuth, Le Figaro, Apr. 2. 

“Checking the Tag,” Report on Business, The Globe and Mail, Apr., p. 7.

“Sourcemap,” The I.D. 40: 40 Transformative Design Projects and the People Behind Them. ID Magazine, Jan./Feb., p. 70.


“Kitchen of the Future,” Interactive Architecture, Michael Fox and Miles Kemp, Eds. Princeton Architectural Press.


Flanagan’s Smart Home, Workman Publishing, p. 134.

Fashionable Technology, Sabine Seymour, Ed., Springer, pp. 105-6.

“Tomorrow Arrives,” arsSutoria, Issue #344, Feb. 2008, p. 170.


Staedter, Tracy, “Yo! Turn Me Off!” in Fast Company, Issue 107, p. 40.

“Finies, les corvées de vaisselle? (Washing Dishes, Over?)” in Stuff France, Apr., p. 69.


Cassidy, Tina “Who needs a hug?” in The Boston Globe, Feb. 2.


Schwab, Emily “Even the kitchen sink” in The Boston Globe, May 4.

Martino, Francesca “DishMaker: la macchina che fa i piatti (the machine that makes dishes),” Corriere Della Sera, Oct. 17.

Curtis, Jack “Dishes on Demand: A Media Lab device creates and recycles tableware on the fly,” Technology Review, Oct.

“Inventata una macchina che ricicla i piatti di plastica,” in Newton (Italy), Nov. 18.


Sample, Ian. “Chips with everything,” The Guardian, Feb. 5.



CBC, Lang and O'Leary Exchange, “Supply Chain Transparency,” January 17.


“Cultures Monde,” France Culture, Oct. 8.

Radio Méditerannée Internationale, Oct. 3.


RAI Italia, Dec. 18. 


“Transparency, Empowerment, and Interactivity” ABC Radio National, Oct. 28.

“Leonardo Bonanni: M.I.T., langue artificielle, Sourcemap…” on Place de la toile, Radio France, Jun. 25.

“Tracking Environmental Footprints” on PRI’s “The World,” NPR, Feb. 4.


“Kitchen Questions” on The Splendid Table, NPR, Mar. 3.

“Saturday Morning News” CNN, Jan. 14.

“Mad Labs” National Geographic Channel, Apr. 23.


“Il volo delle oche” Radio 24 (Italy), Sep. 14.

“Dishmaking Machine: Recycling Imagination.” HGTV Kitchen Design.


“Kitchens of the Future.” Discovery Channel Canada, May 25.

“Cooking up a digital future.” BBC World, Aug. 31.

“Future Kitchens” on Shop Talk, BBC Radio, May 4.



044 – Map All The Sources! – The American Fashion Podcast, April 2, 2015. 


Q&A, Leonardo Bonanni, CEO, Sourcemap” The Wall Street Journal Risk and Compliance Journal, December 11, 2013. 

What Happens When Everyone Makes Maps?” The Atlantic, July 16. 


Follow the Cotton, from South Carolina to Shanghai.” Anthropology News, October 18. 

SourceMap, le wiki qui simplifie la conception des produits.” Le Monde Blogs, Sep. 29. 

America’s Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs 2012.” Bloomberg Businessweek, June 21. 

Top 12 Social Technologies from MIT Media Lab and Beyond.” PBS Idealab, May 21. 

Track Where Your Stuff Comes From, Down To The Tiniest Part.” Fast Company, May 2. 

Sourcemap, an MIT-Incubated S Sourcemap, an MIT-Incubated Startup, Offers Solution to National Security Risk Posed by IT Supply Chain.”, Apr. 4. 

Mapping the Journey from Farm to Fork: Sourcemap.”, Feb. 6. 

100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics.” Ethisphere Institute, Jan. 18.

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