David De Cristofaro 

University of The Arts Alumni Association | University of California Riverside - Design Thinking Advisory Board

Live Event Innovation and Fan Experience – David brings unique advanced insights from his studies of tech, economics, and the live event space as well as his work in creative fan experiences with the largest artist, tour, and festival productions in music from Coachella to the Grammy’s, to the Emmy Award-winning Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show. A NAMM President’s Innovation Award winner and panelist, and member of the MIT Technology Review Global Insights Panel, he’s contributed to USA Today, AV Magazine, and Hypebot. An international speaker at universities and conferences on live event and digital ecosystems, tech, and innovation. He’s met regularly with members of the US Congress regarding intellectual property policy, was awarded recognition by the City of Philadelphia for his work on the Creative Economy, and has most recently been appointed to the Advisory Board for the Design Thinking Executive Program at the University of California, Riverside.