• Profile:

    Educator, technologist, consultant, creative and business manager. Managed creative imaging and technology solutions for marketing, design and advertising agencies. Partnering to provide creative problem solving to produce iconic images for  L'Oreal brands, Estee Lauder, Volvo, BMW, Mercedes Benz among others.  Working in various capacities as a creative manager, business manager, and business developer across design, print, publishing and imaging media. Served on the advisory boards of Ziff Davis and customer advisory board at Apple. Currently: Consultant and Educator at Parsons The New School and the Center for Excellence in Teaching at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

    Recent Publications:

    Elaine Maldonado and Jeffrey Riman, The Adjunct Advocate@FIT: Bringing Part-Time Faculty Into the Mainstream.  Journal of Educational Technology Systems. Issue Volume 37, Number 3 2008/2009. Baywood Publishing Company    

    Research Interests:

    mentoring, business design,design criticism,design management,education,entrepreneurship

    Awards And Honors:

    Recipient of the New School Distinguished Teaching Award.for the 2018-2019 academic year
    Recipient of the Parsons Strategic Design and Management Program Teaching Award for the 2013-2014 academic year
    Recipient of the Parsons Strategic Design and Management Program Teaching Award for the 2012-2013 academic year

    Chair of the SUNY Faculty Advisory Council on Teaching and Technology (FACT2)  2018-2020
    Chair of the WBGO Community Advisory Board 

    Current Courses:

    Creative Team Dynamics

    Creative Team Dynamics (Spring 2021)

    Integrative Research & Dev (Spring 2021)

    Senior Project 1: Capstone