Wayne Ashley is the Founder and Executive Producer of FuturePerfect Productions, a New York-based interdisciplinary production company focusing on the intersection of media, visual art, live performance and technology. Through ongoing collaborations his company generates and supports new directions in performance and visual culture through commissions, touring, consulting, residencies, presentations, and conferences. For the past fourteen years Ashley has been an independent curator, producer, and consultant. He has developed projects with nationally and internationally recognized artists, cultural institutions and corporations including Performing Arts Hub Norway, Fusebox Festival, Lucent Technologies/Bell Labs, Nike, Seattle Art Museum, Walker Art Museum, Elektra, University of Texas,Théâtre de l’Union and numerous others. He was a Program Director and Curator at Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and the first Manager of New Media and the Director of Arts in Multimedia at BAM.