Rama Allen is a director, interactive artist, strategist, and futurist. With a 20-year history in the worlds of film and interactive design, he guides, develops, and directs inventive combinations of technology and art to invent the future of products and experiences.
Rama has created works for IBM, Apple, Facebook, HBO, and Playstation and is a two-time Emmy nominee for his “True Blood” and “Vikings” title sequences. He has lots of shiny awards and was listed in Adweek’s Creative 100 as one of the “10 Visual Artists Who Are Changing the Way We See Advertising, and the World.”
Along his creative path, Rama has been a sound designer, jazz musician, photographer, filmmaker, writer, interactive developer, designer and mischief maker. He is a mentor at New Inc., the New Museum’s art, technology, and design incubator, and consults on innovation design and methodologies for brands, governments, conferences, and universities, including Harvard, Yale, NYU, Duke, MIT, SXSW, Cannes Lions The Next Web, and OFFF.
Rama is the CCO of a Dubai/NYC based Experiential startup creating permanent attractions blending immersive worlds, art, and emergent technologies. More details to come.
Rama was the global creative lead and co-founder of the Experience Design Group at The Mill.