Speakers for VRX 2017 Announced

VRX will be returning to San Francisco for its third year of operation as preparation for its third event kick into high gear with the announcement of the list of featured speakers that are expected to attend the event.

The VRX event attracts attendees covering a broad spectrum of disciplines from within the wider virtual reality (VR) industry, covering areas such as videogames, broadcasting, film, automotive, engineering, architecture, healthcare, tourism and marketing among others. This year’s event is set to feature speakers from well-known business names such as Google, Sony, Epic Games, Oculus, CCP Games, IMAX, Lockheed Martin and others.

Organisers VR Intelligence have released a list of speakers who will be delivering talks during the event, with others still to be announced:

Rikard Steiber, President Viveport and SVP Virtual Reality, HTC
Ted Schilowitz, Futurist, 20th Century Fox
Maureen Fan, CEO, Baobab Studios
Denny Unger, CEO, Cloudhead Games
Chaki Ng, Head of Viacom NEXT,Viacom
Ryan Horrigan, Chief Content Officer, Felix & Paul Studios
Tony Parisi, Global Head of VR/AR, Unity Technologies
Drew Larner, COO, Within
Vicki Ferguson, Programming Team Lead, Virtual RealityUbisoft
Tommy Palm, CEO, Resolution Games
Marcus Kühne , Strategy Lead, Immersive Techologies, AUDI
Christine Cattano, Global Head of VR, Framestore
Patrick Dahms, Advanced Technical Artist (VR), BMW
Philip Rosedale, CEO, High Fidelity
Solomon Rogers, Founder, REWIND
Dan Ferguson, Co-Founder / EVP Digital Interactive Strategy, Groove JonesIntel
Iffat Mai, Practice Application Development Leader, Perkins+Will
Tim Merel, Managing Director, Digi-Capital

“With so many VR events out there, we’ve always tried to position VRX as the place where business gets done”, says Pete Carkeek, MD at VR Intelligence. “As the hype cycle goes through its process, we make sure our content addresses the most important issues in how to ride the wave, build business, reach customers and realize the massive potential that the industry and technology holds.”
VRX 2017 will take place on 7-8th December, 2017 at the Marriot Marquis in San Francisco. Futher information and tickets can be found at the official VRX Website.
VRFocus will bring you further information on VRX 2017 as it becomes available.

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