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Erin Sparling

Adjunct Professor

Erin Sparling has worked in New York a senior technology strategist, manager, mentor and teacher since 2004. He has spoken to hundreds of people at conferences and meetups in the US and Europe, defined and built technology and design systems for global media conglomerates, managed integrated teams of 80+ designers and developers, and influenced web and mobile products that measure annual page views in billions.

Erin is currently at OneWorld Management Corporation, a leading multinational airline alliance, consulting on cloud transformation, serverless microservice architecture and developer productivity, for a suite of products aimed at simplifying the interdependence of the 13 member airlines. Previously at The New York Times, he was the Executive Director, Head of Engineering for New Products & Ventures, a division that focused on exploring new businesses that complement the existing company investments.

Earlier, before his decade of work in digital publishing with Dow Jones and Gannett, Erin’s background in technical illustration resulted in his work being featured in print and digital publications, including The New York Times, Print Magazine, The Royal Society of Mathematics and Science, and the cover of Siggraph’s Computer Graphics Magazine. A selection of his work can be found at

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