Richard Lachman

Director, Zone Learning & Associate Professor, Ryerson University,

Richard Lachman is Director of Zone Learning for Ryerson University, a network of 10 incubators across the university. He is also Director of Research Development for the Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD), Director of the Experiential Media Institute, and an Associate Professor, Digital Media in the RTA School of Media at Ryerson University. The Gemini-award winning producer is a creative and technical consultant for new media projects, primarily focused on entertainment and transmedia media properties. He holds a doctorate from UNE in Australia, a masters degree from the MIT Media Lab's "Interactive Cinema" group, and a computer-science bachelors degree from MIT.