ADVISORY

ADVISORY

Senior advisors who offer their guidance to RTC 2021.

COUNSELORS

CURATORS

FRIENDS OF RTC

Mariana Acuna Acosta
CPO & Co-founder
Glassbox Technologies

Roy C. Anthony
Global Head of Research
DNEG

Girish Balakrishnan
Director of Virtual Production
Netflix

Elizabeth Baron
Enterprise Solutions Executive at Unity Technology & Chair-Elect of SIGGRAPH

Jacques Bled
CEO
Illumination Mac-Guff

Nick Cannon
CTO
Walt Disney Animation Studios

Molly Connolly
Director, Strategic Alliances & Solutions, Client Product Group
Dell Technologies

Lisa Cooke
Chair, Board of Directors
Visual Effects Society

Olivier Dauba
VP Editorial
Ubisoft

Mo Davoudian
Executive Creative Director / Executive Producer – Brain Zoo Studios

Paul Debevec
Director of Research, Creative Algorithms and Technology at Netflix

Chris DeFaria
Founder
Keylight

Chris Edwards
CEO
The Third Floor, Inc

Barbara Ford Grant
CTO
Meow Wolf

Gilles Gaillard
CEO
Mikros Image

Nicolas Gaume
Executive Chairman
Orbite

Christina Heller
CEO
Metastage

Pol Jeremias-Vila
Shadertoy Co-Founder and SIGGRAPH 2021 Chair

 

Jeff Kember
Director of Developer Relations for NVIDIA’s Omniverse Platform
NVIDIA

 

Connie Kennedy
Los Angeles Lab Director
Epic Games

Robert Legato
President
Ktm Productions, INC

Sandra E. Lopez
Vice President – Intel Sports and Media

Alex McDowell
Co-Founder & Creativer Director of Experimental Design

Oliver Meiseberg
Vice President RenderMan
Pixar Animation Studios

David Morin
Director of the Epic Games Los Angeles Lab

Jeffrey A. Okun
Visual Effects Supervisor / VES Treasurer & VES Past Chair
VES

Ken Perlin 
Professor of Computer Science – NYU Future Reality Lab FR

David Prescott
Senior Vice President of Creative Production
DNEG Animation

Soloman Rogers
Founder/CEO Rewind & Global Director of Innovation Magnopus

Eric Roth
Executive Director
Visual Effects Society

William Sargent
CEO
Framestore

Mike Seymour
Lecturer, Researcher Digital Humans & Writer : MOTUS Lab (DDGR) USYD & fxguide co-founder

Rick Stringfellow
Principal Art Director EA Create
Electronic Arts

Steve Sullivan
General Manager – Mixed Reality Capture Studios – Microsoft

 

Sebastian Sylwan
CTO – Film & Episodic VFX at Technicolor

Alice Taylor
VP, Content Innovation & StudioLAB at The Walt Disney Studios

 

Marco Tempest
Creative Technologist
NASA
& Extended Reality Lead Consultant Accenture

 

Neil Trevett
Khronos Group President and Vice President of Developer Ecosystems at NVIDIA

Ed Ulbrich
Media and Entertainment Executive, Business Advisor / Consultant, Producer, Lecturer

 

Karl Woolley
Head of Realtime
Framestore