Dale Herigstad is an internationally recognized thought leader in the arena of media consumption. He explores the future of our interactive and “many-screen” world of increasingly rich media interfaces. With an extensive background in broadcast design and branding, Dale has pioneered a unique spatial context approach to designing advanced navigation systems for interactive TV and connected screens. From this work, new content mediums are emerging, which blur the line between TV and games. Dale is engaged with various Schematic teams to redefine what television is becoming.
Dale was part of the research team that developed the visionary gestural interfaces that first appeared in the film Minority Report. He is leading development work in the rapidly emerging world of gestural navigation for screens at a distance.
Dale has taught motion graphics at California Institute of the Arts, Art Center College of Design, and UCLA. He is active with the AFI Digital Content Lab, and is a member of the Television Academy, AIGA, and ITA. He received one of the first ITVT Leadership Awards, and has won four Emmys.