Speaker "Aaron Pulkka" Details Back



Is the metaverse at the intersection of AR/VR and Web3/blockchain?


panel discussing development of AR/VR and/or Web3/blockchain for the metaverse


Aaron is an interactive entertainment design and production leader with over 25 years of experience with emerging tech, including roles at Walt Disney Imagineering, Sony, Activision, and Two Bit Circus. He began working on VR at the University of Washington HITLab, where he earned a master's degree in Computer Science & Engineering, before starting his professional career at Imagineering as a Show Designer creating groundbreaking XR attractions for DisneyQuest. Since then Aaron has worked on a wide variety of home and out-of-home entertainment projects for companies large and small, including independently producing award-winning spatial computing apps for Google Tango and Microsoft HoloLens and leading production of the Two Bit Circus micro-amusement park. Currently he serves as the Co-Chair of the VRARA LBE Committee, Chair of the AIXR LBE Advisory Group, and is a passionate speaker on the topics of AR/VR, location-based entertainment, blockchain gaming, and interactive storytelling.