Aaron is an interactive entertainment design and production leader with over 25 years of experience with XR, games and emerging tech, including roles at Walt Disney Imagineering, Sony, Activision, and Two Bit Circus.
He began working on VR and AI 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, including independently producing award-winning spatial computing apps for Google Tango and Microsoft HoloLens and leading production of attractions for the Two Bit Circus micro-amusement park.
In addition to working at Amber on a variety of emerging tech projects for clients worldwide, he currently serves industry-related non-profit organizations as Chair of the AIXR Consumer Entertainment Advisory Group and Board Member of the XR Guild.
10:00 AM - 10:55 AM
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