Michael Tedeschi is a creative technologist, experience designer, and digital strategist with fifteen years of experience building technology solutions for clients. He has produced first-hand and directed teams to create compelling experiences that balance the needs of organizations and the people they serve, with an eye towards the future of technology and digital innovation.
Michael previously owned and operated Interactive Mechanics, a Philadelphia-based digital design agency that created digital solutions for educational and historical institutions, including the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site, and several Smithsonian Institution museums. Their work was recognized by the American Alliance of Museums and American Association for State and Local History for work on several projects, including Best in Exhibition Design for Eastern State Penitentiary’s Prisons Today exhibit’s digital media.
Previously, Michael has served as Design Director at O3 World, Lead UI/UX Designer at Azavea, and Innovation Principal at Pegasystems to build user-centric digital solutions for millions of visitors and hundreds of projects and clients.
Michael is a graduate of the University of the Arts (BFA, Graphic Design) and University of Virginia (Certificate, Business Administration). He is a certified practitioner in accessibility (CPACC, IAAP) and design thinking instructor and facilitator (Luma Institute).
Bryn Mawr College
Caron Treatment Centers
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
La Colombe Coffee Roasters
The National September 11 Memorial and Museum
The Nature Conservancy
Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Philadelphia Museum of Art
The Smithsonian Institution
Vertex, Inc. Corporate Tax
The World Bank Group