Steve Bull is an inventor, serial entrepreneur and mixed-media technologist whose practice includes extensive software engineering and hardware hacking.
His current focus is the startup Breathe Global that is promoting his invention, the Venti, a modernized and wearable iron-lung, designed to combat the world’s number one killer: pneumonia.


  • Breathe-Global Devices Ltd.Design and manufacture of the Venti, a wearable iron lung
  • Preminder Inc.
    An effective and efficient communication solution for monitoring patient-provider care plans and adherence opportunities.
  • Cutlass Inc.
    Mobile app development company
  • Home Care Reporter LLC.
    A service used by caregivers to leave a daily report to their client

Product Releases

  • AI in the Cockpit
    An emergency preparedness training simulation for pilots in flight
  • AzZa
    Mobile  interactive art generated by algorithms distributed by O2 Network in the UK, and Handango, Sony Ericsson
  • AR War of 1812
    Funded by NY Council for the Humanities
  • Cellphonia
    Cellphone opera engine funded by NYSCA with 15 performances national and international


  • Story Island IoT Prototype Design
    interactive storybook developed and built as consultant for Paul Allen's Interval Research
  • You-In-A-Movie
    Movie-Booth/Story/Interaction Designer,
    built and designed prototype of arcade method to insert a visitor into a feature film, consultant for Paul Allen's Interval Research
  • Venus
    Game Designer of a digital game engine with reward structure based on human behavior research.

Media Production

  • Director/producer
    Hundreds of TV commercials and documentaries, working with such directors as Sam Peckinpah, Stephen Frears, Eric Red, Lindsay Anderson
  • Margaret Sanger: A Public Nuisance
    Co-Director, Experimental biodoc screened at J. Paul Getty Museum as one of two best examples of experimental biography of the decade
  • WHAM! in China
    Production Manager, 2nd Unit Director with 140 crew members



Teaching / Speaking

  • Adjunct Professor, Cellphonia
    New media course at NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program
  • Curriculum Designer and Instructor
    Digital Storytelling Conference "Storytelling in Pervasive Game Space", San Francisco
  • Presenter
    "Mobilized!" Conference at Brooklyn Tech on Cellphonia Asterisk code and "Future of Pervasive Gaming", Institute For The FutureSeminar, Palo Alto