Haig Armen is a professor, designer and musician living in Vancouver, Canada. For the last 10 years Haig has been a key figure in the Interaction Design program at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. His research explores design-led entrepreneurship and designing with music technology including new gestural interfaces, data sonification and music visualization.

Haig’s education is in music and architecture with an extensive career as a professional musician, composer and designer. Over the past three decades Haig has designed interactive work for prestigious clients like CBC, BMW, Chanel & Nokia. As a producer of CBC Radio 3′s groundbreaking online magazine during 2001-2005, Haig has received international design awards including Webby Awards, Prix Italia and Art Director’s Club of New York.