James Tunick is an entrepreneur, artist, and software developer. He is founder of StudioIMC, a new media agency in New York City that represents programmers and artists from around the world. Tunick also owns the Web development firm Web5design and the hyper-local social plaform Mapcidy.com
StudioIMC builds software for the Outernet that invites audience participation with billboards in Times Square, jumbortrons at MLB stadiums, projections at Live Nation concerts, video walls in building lobbies, and on movie screens across the U.S.. StudioIMC clients have included Nokia, Verizon, Sprint, Toyota, Clear Channel, the U.S. Army, the Museum of Modern Art PS1, Heineken, and the NRDC. StudioIMC also showcases the works of its programmers and artists in the IMC Exposition, a conference focusing on the intersection of creativity and technology in public spaces.
Tunick has two patents pending and his work has been featured in Rollingstone Magazine, the Museum of Modern Art, and in two books. Tunick's art and technology have also been featured in the Time Warner Center, Times Square, movie theaters, as well as the NY Times, LA Times, on NY1 News, and The Discovery Channel. Tunick received his BA from Yale University and his Masters from NYU Tisch Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP).