Executive Director of FIT/Infor DTech Lab
Michael Ferraro is the Executive Director of the FIT/Infor DTech Lab at the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC. The DTech Lab is a public/private partnership whose mission is to engage faculty and students to solve industry problems using design and technology. The strategic goals of DTech’s experiential learning are accomplished through projects that empower entrepreneurs and engage industry.
Creative technologist, researcher, artist and educator, Ferraro’s career spans the worlds of software development, virtual reality media production, fine art, commercial entertainment and higher education. He came to FIT from Lehman College/CUNY where he spent 12 years as an associate professor in the digital media program of the art department.
Ferraro earned his MFA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and his BFA from Syracuse University. He resides with his family in New York City.