Galit Ariel is a TechnoFuturist, author and creative, featured at global conferences and organisations such as TED, SXSW, Slush, The European Union, Bell Labs, and many more. She explores the wild and imaginative side of immersive technologies and is the author of Augmenting Alice – The Future of Identity, Experience and Reality. The book explores the way Augmented Reality’s diffusion will shift core paradigms and interactions related to culture, space, agency and ethics. Through her art/tech futures agency ‘Future Memory Inc.’, she helps organisations and policymakers shape their technological futures and develop immersive experiences, interaction tools and narratives. Galit is currently conducting her PhD at York University, exploring paradigms of immersive presence and embodiment.
New Face Motion Capturing Tech Creating Digital Human for Metaverse
Peter Busch is the chief strategy officer at Faceware Technologies, a company that has been nominated twice for a Technical Academy Award. He has been at the company for ~15 years and in animation for 20 years (~5 years at Warner Brothers and Paramount Pictures). He is an expert on the subjects of facial mocap, facial performance capture and facial animation.
*연세대학교 사회학/응용통계학 학사
*연세대학교 일반대학원 경제학 석사
*(現) 하나금융경영연구소 : 산업분석팀 연구원 (신기술 및 반도체 산업 담당)
*(煎) PwC Consulting Korea : Emerging Technology Consultant
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*Paper: “성공적 AI 도입 방안”, “메타버스의 부상과 금융업의 변화”, “CES21 기술 Trend”
*관련 활동: Big-Data, AI 컨설팅 (국내외 대기업 대상)
Pradeep Khanna is Executive Director Asia Pacific, Sydney Chapter President & Global Co- Chair Education for the global Virtual Reality Augmented Reality Association & CEO of Global Mindset.
He has 30+ years of executive experience and has been a leader for IBM Australia/NZ leveraging India, China, Philippines, Vietnam, Egypt, Romania, Brazil & Argentina.
Pradeep is Adjunct Professor in Australia, Singapore & India. Pradeep is a regular speaker at international conferences and in the calendar year 2019 has presented in 27 international conferences all over the world. He is an acknowledged Leader in Emerging Technologies especially Virtual. Augmented and Mixed Reality and Education/EdTech.
He is also convenor for Global Chapters & Emerging Technologies (including Immersive Technologies) for IIT Delhi Alumni Association (IITDAA), a worldwide community of more than 50,000 professionals.
Pradeep is on the Advisory Boards of a number of companies. He has MBA from AGSM (UNSW), MSc (Computer Science) from UTS & B Tech from IIT Delhi
XR Wearable Human Performance and Synthetic Training
An international hands-on senior executive, private equity and investment banking professional with over 20 years of experience. Particular expertise in financial management, capital-raising, the conception and successful execution of mergers, acquisitions, corporate disposals and restructurings. Similarly strong in all aspects of the debt and equity markets. Creative, with clear strategic vision, excellent interpersonal, negotiation and problem-solving skills, with a proven ability to manage and build winning teams. Committed to the highest levels of professional and personal excellence and credibility. Currently focused on New Technologies (VR/AR/MR), Gold Mining and MedTech sectors.
HaptX Super Precision Haptic Gloves for Industry 4.0 including Robot VR
2016 ~ , Chief Revenue Officer / HaptX Inc.
2006 ~ 2015, Director & Senior Director, MSN Business Development / Microsoft
2001 ~ 2006, Manager and Senior Manager, MSN Business Development / Microsoft
Cory joined BISim in 2016 and is responsible for BISim’s global product portfolio and strategy in addition to leading sales for Asia. His responsibilities include increasing customer adoption, customer-driven roadmap definition along with technology partner collaboration.
Prior to BISim, Cory spent five years as Worldwide Director of M&S of Havok (a commercial video game technology business) where he established and ran a new military & simulation division with responsibility for adapting game-based technologies to the needs of the simulation community. Prior to Havok, Cory was VP of Product Management & Marketing of MASA Group helping productize the company’s artificial intelligence technology. From 2002-2009, he held several related successful product management roles with Biographic, Engenuity & Presagis for COTs (commercial off the shelf) technologies used for defense training and simulation. Cory’s work spans several industries including entertainment, aerospace, and defense, and he has contributed to a variety of technology awards and patents. Cory is an alumnus of Concordia University.
Alan Smithson,B.Sc.-Co-Founder – MetaVRse, Inc.
Alan Smithson’s purpose in life is to inspire and educate people to think and act in a socially, economically and environmentally responsible way.
Mr. Smithson is the Co-Founder of MetaVRse, a code-optional platform that makes it easy to create & share interactive 3D experiences instantly on the web enabling anyone to leverage the power of spatial computing. He is a proud Father, Business Leader, TEDx Speaker, and Podcast Host. Previous to MetaVRse, Mr. Smithson co-invented the World’s first touchscreen DJ system, Emulator—featured on Dragons’ Den and winning DJ Mag’s Innovative Product of the Year in 2011. He is an Independent Global Advisor on the Business of XR for Fortune 500 Companies and UHNW Family Offices.