Ali Hossaini is an American artist, philosopher, theatrical producer, television producer, and businessperson. In 2010, The New York Times described him as a "biochemist turned philosopher turned television producer turned visual poet".
Ali Hossaini works at the cutting edge of art, engineering and science. In collaboration with talent that ranges from diverse emerging artists to Robert Wilson and Brad Pitt, his productions have appeared worldwide, winning acclaim from the New York Times, which calls him “a biochemist turned philosopher, turned television producer, turned visual poet.” Hossaini is a Visiting Senior Research Fellow in Engineering at King’s College London, a founder of National Gallery X, a Trustee of Young Vic Theatre and a Principal Investigator of the Health & Social Equity Collective. His is a 2023/4 fellow of the Institute of Advanced Study in Nantes. Hossaini develops strategic plans for venues, districts and cities worldwide. His approach bridges creativity and infrastructure, and it emphasizes human interaction. His book The Power of X: How museums can drive innovation is forthcoming in 2024, and he is lead author of The Manual of Digital Museum Planning. He is the digital architect for the European Institute of Innovation & Technology Culture & Creativity KIC. Ericsson named him a 5G Trailblazer in 2020 and 2023.