Education

MA – Digital Media Art and Technology (Telecommunications), Michigan State University

BAA – Broadcast and Cinematic Arts/Sociology Double Major, Central Michigan University

Tim O'Brien

Technical Innovation & Platforms Lead

Why I Choose to Work at Academic Innovation

“I’m grateful every day to have ended up working with such curious, talented, and creative colleagues on improving the efficacy of, and increasing access to, education. I don’t think I could be in a better place to contribute to building a more informed society and world, and I’m proud and honored to be here at this moment.”

Current Roles/Previous Experience

Media practitioner, technologist, experimenter, iterator, innovator, interlocutor, idealist, professional Macho Man Randy Savage impersonator.

Ask Me to Learn About

Media technology and techniques
Vintage stereo equipment
Vinyl record collecting
My opinions about politics, and most importantly, bird-dogging landlords to get HVAC systems repaired

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