Ariel Guersenzvaig is a senior lecturer and researcher at ELISAVA Barcelona School of Design and Engineering (Pompeu Fabra University). He teaches and writes about design theory and methodology, service design, and the ethics of design and technology. He has published in academic journals such as AI & Society or IEEE Technology and Society Magazine.
He is the head of the MA by Research in Design and Communications, at ELISAVA and Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona, Spain) and an MA programme in User experience and design for digital transformation at ELISAVA.
He also leads projects as an independent design consultant in the field of service design, innovation and ethical digital transformation for both non-profits and for-profits organisations.
Ariel has a PhD in design theory from the University of Southampton (UK), a Diploma of Advanced Studies in Design Research from the Universitat de Barcelona (ES) and a degree in publishing from the Hogeschool van Amsterdam (NL).
He is a proficient surfer and the father of three ferocious daughters.