MEET THE RTC APRIL 26, 27 & 28, 2021 SPEAKERS

RTC April 26, 27 & 28, 2021 is quickly taking shape.
Learn from and connect with the industry leaders and cutting-edge innovators who are forging the future of real-time engagement.
Check back often as our speakers list is updated frequently.

April 26, 27 & 28, 2021 Speakers

George Allan
Lead Unreal Artist
Cinesite

Alexis Arragon
Founder & CEO
Stylé

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

Kim Baumann Larsen
Architect and VR Designer

Thomas Bedenk
VP Extended Reality
Endava

Tomasz Bednarz
Frontiers Program Chair
ACM SIGGRAPH

Maurice Benayoun
Professor
School of creative Media / City University of Hong Kong

Evan Binder
Senior Software Engineer
The Walt Disney Company

Grant Bolton
Lead Technical Director – Engine
Framestore

Steven Brightfield
CMO
SiliconArts

Jeff Burke
Professor
UCLA REMAP

Simon Carr
VFX Supervisor
Territory Studio

Shaun Carrigan
Director of Product & Experience
Intel Sports

Kathleen Cohen
XR Immersive Strategist, Tech Humanist
The Collaboratorium

Lynn Comp
VP & GM of Visual Infrastructure Division
Intel Corporation

Alex Coulombe
Co-Founder
Agile Lens

Arie Croitoru
Founder
VirtU Design and Motion

James Dean
UK CEO / Weavr Consoritum Lead
ESL Gaming UK Ltd / Weavr Consortium

Benoit Deschamps
Computer Graphics & Visual Simulation Specialist
Groupe Renault

Bill Desowitz
Crafts & Animation Editor
Indewire

Michael DiBenigno
Head of Business
Flow Immersive

James Dodson
Partner
SPINN Arkitekter

Matthew Drinkwater
Head of Innovation Agency
London College of Fashion

Phil Eisler
VP/GM Cloud Gaming
NVIDIA

Lars Engelhard
CEO
Unleash Future – International Think Tank of Highly Gifted

Noah Falstein
President
The Inspiracy

Teïlo Francois
Director of innovation – Partner
Vectuel

Paul Franklin
Creative Director
DNEG

Phil Galler
Co-CEO
Lux Machina Consulting

Jim Geduldick
Director, Virtual Production & SVP Dimension N.A.
Dimension Studios

Timmy Ghiurau
Innovation Leader, Virtual Experiences
Volvo Cars

Athomas Goldberg
Executive Director
Shocap Entertainment, Ltd.

Evan Goldberg
Manager, Technology Innovation Research
The Walt Disney Studios

Carlos Gonzalez-Ochoa
Games Chair
SIGGRAPH

Guillaume Gouraud
Co-Founder
Stylé

Richard Graham
CaptureLab Supervisor
Framestore

Eric Hanson
CEO
Blueplanet VR

Kerenza Harris
Director of Design Technology
Morphosis Architects

Christina Heller
CEO
Metastage

Christophe Héry
Research Scientist
Facebook Reality Labs

Callie Holderman
2021 Immersive Chair
SIGGRAPH

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

James Jacobs
CEO / Co-Founder
Ziva Dynamics

Pol Jeremias-Vila
Lead Engineer
Pixar Animation Studios

Theo Jones
VFX Supervisor
Framestore

Carmen Kam
Extended Reality Project Lead
Accenture

Connie Kennedy
Los Angeles Lab Director
Epic Games

Paul Kruszewski
Founder & CEO
wrnch

Matthieu Labeau
COO
PresenZ

Ryan Laney
Founder
Teus Media

Øystein Larsen
Chief Creative Officer
The Future Group

Alex Lashko
3D Character Artist

Dario Laverde
Sr Developer Evangelist
HTC

Max Limper
CEO
DGG

Eli Lubitch
President
Beamr

Emma Lundberg
Professor
KTH Royal Institute of Technology / Mindforce Game Lab

Hayes Mackaman
CEO
8i

Matt Madden
Virtual Production Director
Epic Games

Jason Marsh
CEO
Flow Immersive, Inc.

Tupac Martir
Creative Director & Founder
Satore Studio

Mathieu Mazerolle
Director of Product, New Technology
Foundry

Alexa Meade
Artist
@alexameadeart

Joe Michaels
Chief Revenue Officer
HaptX

Craig Mitchell
Managing Director
LMG TOURING

Greg Mitchell
Cinematics Director
The Coalition – Microsoft

Jeff Mottle
CEO & Founder
CGarchitect

Nguyen-Anh Nguyen
Director
Second Tomorrow Studios

Christopher Nichols
Director of Chaos Labs
Chaos

Nikos Nikolopoulos
Founder / Creative Director
Creative Lighting

Thomas Orenz
Director of Interactive Digital Marketing
LUCID MOTORS

Patrick Osborne
Director
Nexus Studios

Priyam Parikh
Realtime Cinematic Director
The Walt Disney Company

Sylvain Paris
Technical Papers Program Chair
SIGGRAPH 2021

Issac Partouche
Head of Virtual Production
DNEG

Frank Patterson
President & CEO
Trilith Studios

Jon Peddie
CEO
Jon Peddie Research

Marc Petit
VP & General Manager, Unreal Engine
Epic Games, Unreal Engine

Jan Pflueger
Founder & Advisor
advisXR

Ed Plowman
Chief Technology Officer
disguise

Guillaume Polaillon
Senior Alliance Manager
NVIDIA

Nestor Prado
Realtime Supervisor
Framestore

David Prescott
Senior Vice President of Creative Production
DNEG Animation

Jean-Colas Prunier
Product Architect & Founder
PocketStudio

Chris Redmann
General Submissions Chair
SIGGRAPH 2021

Dan Ring
Head of Research
Foundry

Luke Ritchie
Head of XR and Interactive Arts
Nexus Studios

Christophe Robert
Head of
FURIOOS

Tom Rockhill
Chief Commercial Officer
disguise

Sol Rogers
CEO/Founder
REWIND

Gabriele Romagnoli
Head of Community
Tvori

JT Rooney
CCO
XR Studios

Miikka Rosendahl
Founder & CEO
ZOAN

Andreas Seitz Connellan
Head of Design for AR/VR
Logitech

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

Avishag Shemesh
Architect and BIM Expert
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

David Smith
SVP: Digital Production and VFX
Spire Animation Studios

Alan Smithson
Co-Founder
MetaVRse

Oluwaseyi Sosanya
Co-Founder and CEO
Gravity Sketch

Neil Schneider
Executive Director
The International Future Computing Association (TIFCA)

Leonard Teo
CEO
ArtStation

Marco Tempest
Creative Technologist
NASA
& Extended Reality Lead Consultant Accenture

Johnson Thomasson
Real-time Developer
THE THIRD FLOOR

Alistair Thompson
Head of Innovation Lab – London
Epic Games

David Tracy
Director of Creative Technology
LAB at Rockwell Group

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

Tim Webber
Chief Creative Officer
Framestore

Andrea Weidlich
Senior Researcher
Weta Digital Ltd

Karl Woolley
Global Real-Time Director
Framestore

Simon Windsor
Joint Managing Director
Dimension

Matthias Wittmann
VFX Supervisor
Digital Domain

Salvador Zalvidea
VFX Supervisor
Cinesite