Billy Keefe

Billy Keefe is a digital media expert with over 15 years of experience in content strategy and managing technical teams. Billy currently manages the School of Engineering's social media team, writes the school's blogs, and manages the school's paid marketing campaigns. In addition to working at NYU, Billy completed a Masters of Science in Integrated Digital Media in the Department of Technology, Culture, and Society at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering in May 2015. 

Billy is also a teacher and an artist. Billy hosts a transgender scifi radio drama on WNYU 89.1 FM in NYC. Billy's documentary and experimental film work has won international acclaim and been featured in festivals including the Tribeca Film Festival and the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival.

Billy is a former collegiate athlete who played NCAA Division 1 Soccer at Clemson University and The University of Kansas and coached at Binghamton University as well as for the US Olympic Develop Program. As an adult, Billy has competed in weightlifting and indoor rowing championships throughout the United States. 

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering2015

Master of Science, Integrated Digital Media

University of Kansas2004

BFA, Visual Communications (Graphic Design)


Digital Media Manager

Sesame Workshop

Digital Media Strategist

University of Kansas

Digital Media Manager

Research Interests

Gender, Virtual Identity, Privacy, Social Networking, Social Media, Network Theory, Community, Belonging, The Cold War, Data Mining, Creative Technology, Art Technology, Performance Art, Art, Physical Computing, Data Art, Python, Java, Javascript, Max MSP, Video Art, Computer Vision, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Open Data, Gov Lab, Trangender Issues, LGBT Issues, Queerness, 1980s, The Cold War, The Space Race, Radio, Blogging, Science Writing, Social Justice, STEM, Media, Criticism, The Avante Garde, Dance, Augmented Reality, Prototyping, 3D Printing, Computational Design, Poetics, Storytelling


Live Nude Tech
Brooklyn Experimental Media Center (BxMC)
NYU Media and Games Network (MAGNET)
Technology, Culture and Society