Romi Mikulinsky is the head of the Master of Design (MDes) program in Industrial Design and a senior lecturer at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem. Her dissertation at the University of Toronto’s English dept. was dedicated to photography, memory, and trauma in literature and film. Dr. Mikulinsky researches and lectures about digital and counter-culture, algorithmic art, as well as design-led innovation. She has worked with various start-up companies and media websites, corporations and municipalities on the implementation of technological innovation across the organization and has international experience in leading design and innovation workshops (Australia, Japan, and in several countries across Europe). She served as the Director of The Shpilman Institute for Photography and worked with various art museums in Israel.