Aharon Charnov joined the Alliance for Excellent Education in October 2014 as its website and video production manager. Mr. Charnov is a digital media specialist with a background in and deep commitment to education. He has worked as a web designer, cartoonist, animator, and educator. Mr. Charnov has illustrated and provided visualizations for children’s books, games, and textbooks for companies including Callaway and Kirk, Epicure Games, and Charles River Media Graphics. His film work includes 3D animations for the feature films “The Incredible Hulk,” “Terminator Salvation,” and “From the Shadows.” Mr. Charnov’s television work includes 3D animations for the Jim Henson Company’s Emmy winning “Sid the Science Kid.”
In 2007, Mr. Charnov founded Chartoonz.com as a comprehensive visualization production firm and did animation, design, and digital media projects for corporate clients, including Goldratt Consulting Ltd., Greenberg Traurig LLP, and Merrill Lynch. He is deeply committed to education and has taught various topics in film, web design, and animation at the Rochester Institute of Technology, the Pratt Art Institute, and Touro College. Additionally, Mr. Charnov strongly believes technology can enhance learning and is proud to be bringing his skills to the Alliance.
Mr. Charnov holds an MBA degree in computer information systems management from CUNY Baruch’s Zicklin School of Business, an MFA degree in film and computer animation from the Rochester Institute of Technology, and a BA degree in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.