Alberto Levy is an award-winning computer engineer who blends art and technology to tell stories in nontraditional ways. His projects transform the role of viewers into active participants by creating an engaging human-machine experience. His innovative approach, using digital tools, amplifies and delivers messages in memorable ways. He has designed and built programs for a wide range of clients, including music festivals, theme parks, museums, galleries, urban interventions and corporate events. His installations have appeared in more than 10 countries. From concept to implementation, his experiential marketing projects have elevated companies to new levels of success by making the consumer the focal point of the experience. Alberto holds a masters degree in Interactive Telecommunications from New York University.
Alberto Levy is Consultant, Advisor, Speaker and a serial entrepreneur with equity in a series of innovative and disruptive technologies around the globe. He’s also the co-founder of Plentie, a new community-based mobile first platform that will be your number one app pretty soon. His work usually mixes art and innovative technologies to develop unique customer experiences and tell stories in memorable ways. He passionately pursues constant innovation using technology as a tool, but always placing the human being as the focal point of the relationship, transforming the spectator into an active participant in the human-machine dialog, creating a unique and intimate relationship.
Levy has presented his projects in many international forums like Bellas Artes Palace, Anthropology and Franz Meyer Museums in Mexico, Museum of Contemporary Art in Monterrey, Campus Party Mexico, UK, Colombia, Brasil and Ecuador, Siggraph, Bellas Artes National Museum in Cuba, Brasil, United States, Costa Rica, Spain, Germany, among others.
His engaging applications have spanned more than 10 different countries, providing new communication experiential programs applied to social justice projects, theme parks, urban interventions, retail, galleries and expos, trade shows and more.
Alberto’s innovative and creative technology projects have helped many brands and organizations to successfully market their products and effectively communicate key messages to target audiences. For the launch of the Toyota Prius in Mexico, Levy developed interactive park benches that generated pedal-powered energy and enabled users to charge their cell phones. For a Televisa event, Levy’s team installed Facebook Like Stations that allowed consumers post on social network platforms instantly, onsite with the swipe of a wristband, yielding more than 650,000 social media impressions in less than a week. And their augmented reality and interactive projections technology, used in Madrid’s Tourism Fair, was nominated for best pavilion in the show. Most recently, a VR experience for Emirates was considered the best content at the Tourism Expo in Dubai.
Some of his other clients include TV Globo Brasil, Televisa, Major League Baseball, IBM, HP, LG, Intel, Microsoft, Kellogg’s, Banamex, Nissan, Toyota, General Motors, Volkswagen, Renault, BMW, Bacardi, Pepsi, Coca Cola, Alpura, Nestlé, Grupo Modelo, Cervecería Moctezuma, Mexico Federal Government, Tourism Bureau of Mexico¡s Federal District, Guerrero, Morelos, Guanajuato, Puebla, Nayarit and Jalisco, Telcel/America Movil, Movistar, Exxon Mobil, Philip Morris, British American Tobacco, Hasbro, Cemex, MTV, Sealy, Sony, Unilever, the County of San Diego, among others.
Born in Brazil, Levy earned a Masters in Interactive Telecommunications from New York University.