Dr. David McConville serves as the board chair for BFI. As a media artist and researcher, he develops tools and techniques for exploring the big picture context of the complex challenges facing humanity. He is currently creative director of the Worldviews Network, a collaboration of artists, scientists, and educators integrating storytelling and scientific visualizations to facilitate dialogues about social-ecological resilience in science centers across the United States. He also co-founded The Elumenati, a full service design and engineering firm specializing in the development of immersive virtual environments. His transdisciplinary doctoral research through the Planetary Collegium at the University of Plymouth examined the historic and contemporary role of visualization practices in shaping views of the world.