Creative Director, EXPLO
Dave Hamilton’s work at not-for-profit organisation EXPLO, supports more than 80,000 students from 90 countries through its summer and school year programs. With a focus on cultivating curiosity, exploration, and creativity in teaching and learning, the team at EXPLO works with more than 10,000 in-service and pre-service teachers. Dave founded EXPLO Studio, EXPLO’s Research and Design division which focuses on innovative curricular design and experiential professional development. He heads the Exploration Center’s Makerspace and leads its programming. A participant in the Open Leadership Camp at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)Media Lab, Dave is a regular presenter at Oppi and is an Innovation Fellow at Boston University’s Wheelock School of Education and Human Development. After studying physics at the University of Maine, Dave came to the realization that he wanted to bring the arts and sciences together. So he left the lab for the studio. He is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design.