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Kathleen Cohen

Experience Strategist
The Collaboratorium

Kathleen Cohen is an Experience Strategist focusing on building innovative and engaging guest experiences utilizing immersive tech, storytelling, data and creative thinking. After a longstanding career building multi-platform video game, web, animation, mobile and wearable products for DreamWorks Interactive, IBM Innovation and Disney Worldwide Parks and Resorts, Cohen formed The Collaboratorium, Inc. to partner with large scale themed entertainment and location based engagements. The Collaboratorium is an immersive and disruptive tech consortium focusing on engaging experiences within the urban streetscape. We also are a think tank of where the physical meets the virtual world. The Collaboratorium also teams up with location based developers to help bridge the gap between traditional “Disney style” experience design, UX/UI design thinking and disruptive tech including AI and Machine Learning.We call ourselves digital storytellers utilizing UX/UI experience designers, XR/MR/VR/AR and AI/ML engineers, data scientists, computational thinkers, creative coders, and developers as our curators. We rest on creative ideation, delivery, selling vision, providing leadership, managing agility, highlighting open source, shepherding data decision-making and inspiring social innovation, all with the integrity and ethics of “doing no harm to your visitor.” Cohen has recently been on the speaking circuit. Her talks include: “The Future of the Experience”, “The Future of Engagement” and “The Future of Storytelling.” 

Kathleen Cohen