Dr. Mario Garcia
Adjunct Professor, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and CEO, Garcia Media
He is also the Senior Adviser for News Design/Adjunct Professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, which he joined in 2013 as the Hearst Digital Media Professor in Residence. He is known worldwide as one of the premiere media designers, having completed over 700 projects in 120 countries, including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Paris Match (France), South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), Sydney Morning Herald and The Age (Australia), New Straits Times (Malaysia), Aftenposten (Norway), The Philadelphia Inquirer, Die Zeit and Handelsblatt (Germany), all the McClatchy newspapers in the US, 8 Postmedia newspapers in Canada, Goteborgs Posten (Sweden), Il Secolo XIX (Italy), The Citizen (South Africa). His current projects include Tagesspiegel (Berlin), Kurier (Vienna) and NOZ Digital group (Hamburg). Currently, Dr. Garcia devotes most of his consulting and workshops to help organizations with transformation to a mobile first approach, including training for how to write/edit/design for the smallest platform—that of the smartphone. Among his clients: Walmart, Jet Blue Airlines, Hapag-Lloyd, Paul Allen and the United Nations. Dr. Garcia has just completed his 14th book, titled The Story.