ADVISOR, PRODUCTS & PROJECTS
Award-winning web guru Thomas Richardson’s work has revolutionized interactive communications within higher education. As founding Director of Web Communications at Cornell University, Thomas led the comprehensive, university-wide endeavor to overhaul and redesign the entire interactive experience of Cornell across each of the university’s centers, institutes, schools, colleges, and campuses. In addition to serving as senior digital advisor to the committee charged with rebranding the entirety of Cornell University, Richardson led all web and multimedia production efforts, digital strategy, developer support, and online communications and adoption.
Richardson’s work has been featured in Science Magazine, The New York Times, Apple’s QuickTime Showcase, and The Chronicle of Higher Education.
In addition to his groundbreaking work at Cornell, Richardson has managed award-winning UX design, development and online communications teams in Silicon Valley for successful startups as well as international Fortune 500 corporations—spanning higher education to the financial services, advertising and travel industries.
His creative genius extends into the world of filmmaking, where Thomas has written six feature scripts, taught screenwriting at both Ohio University and Cornell University, and is an award-winning experimental filmmaker with over 15 short films to his credit.
Mr. Richardson holds his BA in Philosophy from Indiana University-Bloomington and an MFA in Film Production and Screenwriting from Ohio University School of Film. Richardson is based in San Francisco.