Rama Allen is an interactive artist, futurist, and the executive creative director at The Mill. He guides, develops, and directs inventive combinations of technology and art for interactive, film, and immersive experiences. As head of Mill LAB, Allen leads multidisciplinary teams of designers, coders, engineers, filmmakers, and hardware hackers in an effort to prototype the future of film through experimental projects and invention of creative technologies. He has been a sound designer, jazz musician, photographer, filmmaker, writer, interactive developer, designer, and mischief maker. He lectures on creative process and technology for brands, governments, and at conferences and universities including Yale, NYU, Duke, MIT, SXSW, Cannes Lions, FITC, and OFFF.