Ash Black

Director, AI & Industry

Ash is a creative technologist and educator with a long track record of innovation from the early days of the web to the AI and XR era of today. A specialist in student engagement, he is passionate about experiential learning and champions a hands-on approach to mastering technology. At the University of Arizona he presently coordinates Artificial Intelligence outreach strategies and is working to build internships, jobs, and economic expansion across Arizona. Specializations include Databases, XR, AI, and Web.

Platforms and Skills: Unreal Engine 5, SQL Server, Discord, OBS, Generative AI, .NET, Visual Studio, HTML5/CSS, Javascript, C#, Google Maps/Earth, XR, and Reaper.