Douglas C. Ng

Strategist | Educator | Artist

Digital Transformation Expert

Douglas Ng on the streets of NYC

Douglas Ng is a digital strategist, educator, and artist pushing the boundaries at the intersection of emerging technologies, new media, and design psychology to help organizations navigate the socioeconomic ramifications of disruptive innovation in the age of digital transformation.  He’s a strong advocate that technology shouldn’t be created just for the “cool” factor but to facilitate better human-to-human interactions.


His areas of expertise include:

  • Digital Transformation Strategy
  • Human-Computer Interactions & User Experience Research
  • Design Thinking & Instructional Technology
  • Affective Artificial Intelligence
  • Behavior Change Intervention
  • Emotional Intelligence & Social-Emotional Learning
  • Management of Creative Teams
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Agile Product Management
  • Digital Marketing


Douglas is currently Associate Director at Harvard Business Publishing’s Product Incubator and Adjunct Instructor of Technology at University of California, Irvine. 

He has a proven managerial track record over the past decade in a diversity of industries including higher education, clinical medicine, sports, and fashion.  Prior to his current roles, he was the Director of Digital Strategy at New York University Stern School of Business, Director of New Media at Columbia University, and a Research Media Producer at Brown University.


Douglas is a graduate student in the Instructional Technology & Media program at Columbia University and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management as well as Bachelor of Arts in Journalism (Telecommunication Arts-Broadcast Management) from the University of Georgia.  He’s a Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) as well as trained in case study teaching methodologies (Harvard Business School), architectures of digital behavior change (AlterSpark), cognitive computing (IBM), and digital analytics (Google).

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