Mentors

Jim Spadaccini

CEO and Creative Director Ideum, Inc.
  • 3D
  • Games
  • Education

Jim is the Founder, Creative Director, and CEO of Ideum. He helps direct Ideum’s commercial hardware and software initiatives and provides creative direction for custom software and installation projects.  For more than a decade, Jim has taught courses on digital media and museums for the San Francisco State University’s (SFSU) Multimedia Studies Program, the Cultural Resource Management Program at University of Victoria, British Columbia, and the Technology-Enhanced Communication for the Cultural Heritage (TEC-CH) program at the University of Lugano, Switzerland. Before founding Ideum, Jim was the Director of Interactive Media at the Exploratorium in San Francisco where he received a Smithsonian Computerworld Award, an Association of Science and Technology Centers Award for Innovation, and three consecutive Webby Awards for “Best Science Site.”