Advisory Board

Sem Devillart

Advisory Board Member

Sem Devillart is a cultural analyst and futurist focused on visual and online culture. For the last 20 years, she has collaborated with top organizations on innovative methods to turn cultural signals into high-value intelligence, media content, products, and business models.

Sem was the chief architect at startup Sparks and Honey, a responsive, data-driven creative agency at Omnicom in New York City. Currently she is a member of the Harmony Labs team, which looks to understand how the inner mechanics of media influences work.

Sem is a founding faculty member of the Masters Branding Program at the School of Visual Arts in New York, where she teaches methods in trend forecasting and pattern recognition. Sem studied design, art history, comparative religion, and sociology in Tuebingen, Germany and Milan, Italy and grew up on three continents between seven languages. Sem joined the GMWS Board in 2021.