Sara Diamond

Sara Diamond is the president of OCAD University, Toronto. She holds a PhD in computing, information technology, and engineering, a master's in digital media theory, and undergraduate degrees in history and communications. She is an appointee of the Order of Ontario and the Royal Canadian Society of Artists. She is a researcher in data visualization, wearable technology, and mobile media, as well as an artist and designer. She developed www.codezebra.net, a social media software and performance and responsive fashion environment. Diamond is founding chair of the Mobile Experience Innovation Centre and current co-chair (with RBC). She is co-principal investigator on the Centre for Information Visualization/Data Driven Design, an OCAD/York University major initiative and sits on the board of the National Centre of Excellence GRAND.