Emerging Technologies and ITDP Manager, Fashion Institute of Technology
James Pearce is the Emerging Technologies Manager at the Fashion Institute of Technology, and runs their "Faculty Research Space". The space is a cross-disciplinary studio where faculty and their students can research and experiment with emerging technologies - with an emphasis on practical application in the fashion and related industries. James is passionate about democratizing access to emerging tech - to be used as a catalyst to help create things of value that are sustainable, ethical, and globally relevant. James is also an adjunct professor at FIT, teaching interactive design + coding in their Creative Technology minor.