CURATORS

ADVISORY

COUNSELORS

CURATORS

Specialists in specific fields who are hosting & curating talks in our RTC 2021 program.

FRIENDS OF RTC

DECEMBER 2021 CURATORS

Avatars | Telepresence | Volumetric Capture

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

Digital Fashion – Dressing the Metaverse

Matthew Drinkwater
Head of Innovation Agency
London College of Fashion

Sallyann Houghton
UE Business Development Fashion / M&E
Epic Games

Direction of the Metaverse Infrastructure

Wanda Meloni
CEO/President
M2 Insights

Andrew Schmied
COO
M2 Insights

Live Broadcast Within the Metaverse

Sepi Motamedi
Industry Marketing Lead, Broadcast
NVIDIA

Guillaume Polaillon
Professional Broadcast Product Manager
NVIDIA

Location Based Entertainment

Brent Strong
Creative Director at Walt Disney Imagineering

NFTs

Christopher Nichols
Director of
Chaos Labs

Populating the Metaverse One Standard at a Time

Rachel Bradshaw
Vice President, Account Services
Caster Communications, Inc.

RealTime Narrative – Independent Filmmaking

Jose Luis Gomez Diaz
Lead Software Engineer, AR/VR –  Walt Disney Animation Studios

Nikki Tomaino
UE Virtual Production Fellowship | Mentor with Epic Games

Retail and 3D Commerce

Felix Limper
Head of Operations
RapidCompact by DGG

Max Limper
CTO
RapidCompact by DGG

Jan Pflueger
Founder & Advisor
advisXR

Stylizing the Metaverse

Alexandre Bléron
R&D Engineer
Left Angle

Santiago Montesdeoca
CEO and Founder
Artineering

Tools to Develop the Future

Jan Pflueger
Founder & Advisor
advisXR

Gabriele Romagnoli
Head of Community
Tvori

Training & Simulation

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

Jan Pflueger
Founder & Advisor
advisXR

APRIL 2021 CURATORS

Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC)

Kim Baumann Larsen
Architect and VR designer

Alex Coulombes
Co-Founder
Agile Lens

Automotive

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

Jan Pflueger
Founder & Advisor
advisXR

Design & Manufacturing

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

Jan Pflueger
Founder & Advisor
advisXR

Digital Fashion

Alexis Arragon
Founder & CEO
Stylé

Matthew Drinkwater
Head of Innovation Agency
London College of Fashion

Guillaume Gouraud
Co-Founder
Stylé

Digital Humans

Christophe Héry
Research Scientist
Facebook Reality Labs

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

 

Future Computing

Jon Peddie
CEO
Jon Peddie Research

Neil Schneider
Executive Director, The International Future Computing Associatio

Impact of Real-Time on the Gaming Industry

David Bowman
Studio Development Director at Creative Assembly

Greg Mitchell
Cinematics Director
The Coalition Studio – Microsoft

Rick Stringfellow
Principal Art Director EA CREATE – Vancouver

Impact of Real-Time on Health

Jan Pflueger
Founder & Advisor
advisXR

LED Walls / LED Stages

Bill Desowitz
Crafts Editor
IndieWire

Location Based Entertainment

Brent Strong
Creative Director at Walt Disney Imagineering

Real-Time in the Cloud

Evan Goldberg
Manager, Technology Innovation Research at The Walt Disney Studios

Jean-Colas Prunier
Product Architect, Founder at PocketStudio

Guillaume Polaillon
Senior Alliance Manager
NVIDIA

Real-Time @ Siggraph

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

Adam Finkelstein
Professor, Computer Science DepartmentPrinceton University

Pol Jeremias-Vila
Lead Graphics Engineer – Pixar Animation Studios | SIGGRAPH 2021 Chair

USD

George ElKoura
Senior Software Engineering Lead – Pixar Animation Studios

Pol Jeremias-Vila
Lead Graphics Engineer – Pixar Animation Studios | SIGGRAPH 2021 Chair

Virtual Production

Dave Gougé
Head of Marketing & Publicity
Weta Digital

Mike Sanders
Senior Visual Director
Activision

Volumetric Capture, Light Fields & Holograms

Paul Debevec
USC Institute for Creative Technologies