Leadership and Staff


MHH is co-sponsored by the Office of the Chancellor and the Office of the Provost. Spearheading the initiative and supervising its staff are Rosalind Picard, MHH Faculty Chair, and Maryanne Kirkbride, MHH Executive Administrator.

  • Rosalind Picard - Professsor, Media Lab; MHH Faculty Chair
  • Maryanne Kirkbride - MHH Executive Administrator
  • Cynthia Barnhart - Chancellor, Office of the Chancellor; MHH Sponsor
  • Martin A. Schmidt - Provost, Office of the Provost; MHH Sponsor

MindHandHeart Staff:

MHH staff manage the operations and communications for the initiative.

  • Jason McKnight - Assistant Director, Department Support Program
  • Maisie O’Brien - Communications and Community Engagement Manager
  • Sudhi Oberoi, Program Assistant
  • Jenny Wang - Department Support Program Graduate Community Fellow, MIT PhD MechE
  • Alexandra Rieger - Working Groups Graduate Community Fellow, MIT PhD Media Lab
  • Ohyoon Kwon - Communications, Art, and Design Fellow, MIT undergraduate
  • Timmy Xiao - Programming Fellow, MIT undergraduate