MIT – Jan 17 + 18, 2017


We are excited to announce our inaugural AR in Action Industry Summit at the MIT Media Lab January 17 -18, 2017. We are convening some of the top minds of the AR ecosystem for two days of open collaboration, sharing insights and networking. AR in Action will be a unique opportunity to interface directly with the greatest minds and companies in AR, and adjacent fields.

AR in Action returns to MIT Media Lab January 16 – 17, 2018 for another Industry Summit.   Check out the talks from our 2017 Industry Summit.

Speakers

Akshay Mohan

Akshay Mohan

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Founding Team Member of AR in Action & PhD Candidate, MIT Media Lab

Ben Barone

Ben Barone

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CEO, Coresights

Alan Kay

Alan Kay

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Technology Pioneer, A.M. Turing Award Winner

Amber Case

Amber Case

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fellow at Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society

Amitabh Varshney

Amitabh Varshney

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Professor of Computer Science, University of Maryland

Amy Korte

Amy Korte

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Principal, Arrowstreet Architecture & Design

Anna Thornton

Anna Thornton

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Director of Quality and Engineering at Dragon Innovation

Aviad Almagor

Aviad Almagor

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Director of the Mixed Reality Program at Trimble

Barmak Heshmat

Barmak Heshmat

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futurist and a photonics engineer at MIT

Bing Gordon

Bing Gordon

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General Partner and Chief Product Officer , Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Bob Metcalfe

Bob Metcalfe

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Inventor of Ethernet

Bob Moore

Bob Moore

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Founder, Chief Engineer, VR Motion Labs, LLC.

Brian Bergstein

Brian Bergstein

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Executive Editor, MIT Tech Review

Brian Hamilton

Brian Hamilton

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Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer at RealWear, Inc.

Brian Sullivan

Brian Sullivan

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Chief Creative Officer at Monsarrat Inc.

Bryan Colin

Bryan Colin

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CEO at VirtualApt Corp

Bryn Mooser

Bryn Mooser

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RYOT Co-Founder

Caroline Elizabeth Robertson

Caroline Elizabeth Robertson

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neuroscientist, harvard society of fellows

Carl Byers

Carl Byers

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Chief Strategy Officer, Contextere

Chaki Ng

Chaki Ng

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SVP, Viacom NEXT

Christine Perey

Christine Perey

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PEREY Research & Consulting

Christopher Croteau

Christopher Croteau

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General Manager, Head Worn Products New Devices Group, Intel

Christopher Grayson

Christopher Grayson

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entrepreneur & creative director

Chuck Martin

Chuck Martin

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CEO Net Future Institute

Cindy Bishop

Cindy Bishop

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VR Developer & Founder of VRDoodler

Cody Nowak

Cody Nowak

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Director of Research & Development

Conor Russomanno

Conor Russomanno

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Cofounder & Creative Director at OpenBCI

Dan Archer

Dan Archer

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founder of Empathetic Media

Dan Bricklin

Dan Bricklin

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Co-Creator of Visi-Calc

Dan Greenwald

Dan Greenwald

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Founder/Creative Director White Rhino

Dan Novy

Dan Novy

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Research Assistant, MIT Media Lab

Daniel Bender

Daniel Bender

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Product Manager at Empatica

Daniel Kraft

Daniel Kraft

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Medicine Chair, Singularity University

Danny Klein

Danny Klein

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Senior Manager, New Business Incubation at Verizon

Danny Mills

Danny Mills

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AWE Company CTO

Dario Laverde

Dario Laverde

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Senior Developer Evangelist, HTC

Dave Batista

Dave Batista

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Co-Founder & CCO, BEAM

Dave Meeker

Dave Meeker

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Isobar's VP of innovation

David Bois

David Bois

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Principal, Arrowstreet

David Hamel

David Hamel

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Senior 3d Visualization Designer VR/AR Interactive Experience Lead Designer

David Smith

David Smith

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CEO/Founder Wearality Corporation

Diana Ford

Diana Ford

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Global Research Lead, Education at Unity

Dwight Meglan

Dwight Meglan

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Technical Fellow at Medtronic, Surgical Innovations

Elizabeth Kiehner

Elizabeth Kiehner

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Chief of Staff at IBM, Leads global design services practice

Erik Martin

Erik Martin

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Policy Advisor, The White House, Office of Science and Technology Policy

Giovanni Landi

Giovanni Landi

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AR/VR Creative Director ETT

Hayley Reardon

Hayley Reardon

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Singer Songwriter

Hiroyuki Kawakita

Hiroyuki Kawakita

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researcher of Internet Service Systems Research Division, Science & Technology Research Laboratories, Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK)

Hisham Bedri

Hisham Bedri

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MIT Media Lab Student

Isaiah Kacyvenski

Isaiah Kacyvenski

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From NFL player to tech entrepreneur

Jacqueline Assar

Jacqueline Assar

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Strategy & Innovation Officer, Coresights

Jacqueline Snow

Jacqueline Snow

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Professor Cognitive and brain sciences, University of Nevada

Jacob Loewenstein

Jacob Loewenstein

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Cofounder, VR/AR@MIT

James Martin

James Martin

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Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Shepley Bulfinch

Janet Echelman

Janet Echelman

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artist that pushes the boundaries with sculptures that transform with wind and light

Jay Kim

Jay Kim

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Chief Strategy Officer, Upskill

Jayender Jagadeesan

Jayender Jagadeesan

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Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School

Terrence Masson

Terrence Masson

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CEO of Building Conversation

Jeff Bussgang

Jeff Bussgang

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General Partner at Flybridge Capital Partners

Jennifer Jordan

Jennifer Jordan

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Vice President at MassVentures

Jim Heppelmann

Jim Heppelmann

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President and CEO, PTC

Jim Novack

Jim Novack

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CEO of Dynatec

John J. Simmins

John J. Simmins

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Technical Executive Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Program, Electric Power Research Institute

John Merrill

John Merrill

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Director for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office for Interoperability and Compatibility

John Werner

John Werner

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Founder of AR in Action

Jonathan Agus

Jonathan Agus

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Founder of Premier Tourist and Landmark Association

Josh Lieberman

Josh Lieberman

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Principal at Tumbling Walls LLC

Josh McHugh

Josh McHugh

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CEO, Attention Span

Juan Enriquez

Juan Enriquez

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Futurist, leading authority on the uses and benefits of genomic code

Judith Amores Fernandez

Judith Amores Fernandez

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MIT Media Lab, pursuing her PhD at Fluid Interfaces Group

Justin Quimby

Justin Quimby

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Senior Product Manager, Google

Kachina Studer

Kachina Studer

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UX Product Development Lead, Arrowstreet Mixed Reality Studio

Karen Kerr

Karen Kerr

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Managing Director, GE Ventures

Kat Schneider

Kat Schneider

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Interface Designer, Arrowstreet Mixed Reality Studio

Ken Perlin

Ken Perlin

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Academy Award Winner & CS Professor, NYU

Kirk Mckinzie

Kirk Mckinzie

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SMART First Responder Technologist

Laszlo Gombos

Laszlo Gombos

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Director, Samsung Research America

Laurent Adamowicz

Laurent Adamowicz

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Founder & President at EChO Inc.

Luke Hollis

Luke Hollis

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Founder and developer at Archimedes Digital

Luna Yuan

Luna Yuan

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Founder, Harvard AR/VR Alliance

Mark Gallagher

Mark Gallagher

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leads Silicon Valley Bank’s Technology practice in New England

Mark Kirby

Mark Kirby

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Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Information Technology at Liberty Mutual Insurance Group

Mark Sage

Mark Sage

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ED, AR for Enterprise Alliance

Mark Subotnick

Mark Subotnick

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Director of Business Development, Intel

Martijn Bosch

Martijn Bosch

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Darix co-founder

Matt Beane

Matt Beane

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Leads Humatics

Matt Hirsch

Matt Hirsch

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Lumnii Co-Founder

Matt Kammerait

Matt Kammerait

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Vice President, Product Marketing at DAQRI

Matthias Winkenbach

Matthias Winkenbach

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Research Associate at the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics

Max Harper

Max Harper

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Founding Partner DC Social Labs Community of Practice

Michael Campbell

Michael Campbell

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EVP, ThingWorx Platform, PTC

Michael Quan

Michael Quan

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co-founder of Boston360.video

Mike Festa

Mike Festa

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director of Wayfair Next

Monique Morrow

Monique Morrow

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Chief Technology Strategist

Moqian Tian

Moqian Tian

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Senior Researcher of Neuroscience, Meta

Mikel Salazar

Mikel Salazar

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CEO & Cofounder (and UX Engineer), Augmented Interaction

Natan Linder

Natan Linder

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co-founder and chairman of Formlabs

Neil Gupta

Neil Gupta

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Founder of BostonAR

Neil Trevett

Neil Trevett

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Vice President Developer Ecosystem, NVIDIA President, Khronos Group

Noah Rosenberg

Noah Rosenberg

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Co-Founder / Partner Pikazo

Nigel Williams

Nigel Williams

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Senior Software Engineer, Qualcomm

Patrick Guinee

Patrick Guinee

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Commanding Officer of the 158th Fighter Wing

Patrick Ryan

Patrick Ryan

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Engineering Manager at Newport News Shipbuilding

Pattie Maes

Pattie Maes

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Professor and associate head of MIT’s Program in Media Arts and Sciences

Peter Campbell

Peter Campbell

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CEO & Founder, Xpereal

Peter Williams

Peter Williams

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Sales Manager at Thales Visionix, Inc.

Pierre Planche

Pierre Planche

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Product Manager – Strategy & Business Development, SOLIDWORKS

Raheel Khalid

Raheel Khalid

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Chief Engineer for Verizon Labs

Raj Gupta

Raj Gupta

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neuroradiologist and cardiac radiologist in the Department of Radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital

Raj Singh

Raj Singh

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Developer Advocate, IBM Watson Data Platform

Ralph Taylor-Smith

Ralph Taylor-Smith

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Managing Director, GE Ventures

Ramses Alcaide

Ramses Alcaide

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CEO, Neurable.com

Reggie Watts

Reggie Watts

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vocal artist/ beatboxer/ musician/ comedian

Rich Miner

Rich Miner

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Rich Miner a co-founder of Android

Richard Marks

Richard Marks

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Senior Research Engineer, Sony Interactive Entertainment

Rob Griffin

Rob Griffin

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Chief Innovation Officer Almighty

Robert Jacob

Robert Jacob

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Professor of Computer Science at Tufts University

Robert Scoble

Robert Scoble

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Entrepreneur in Residence , Upload VR

Robin Alter

Robin Alter

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VP of Strategic Partnerships at Ultrahaptics

Robin Dawson

Robin Dawson

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Principal member of the technical staff at Draper.

Ross Finman

Ross Finman

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Research Assistant, MIT

Rus Gant

Rus Gant

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Director, Harvard Visualization Research and Teaching Lab

Samson Timoner

Samson Timoner

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entrepreneur and advisor a number of startups, Boston Machine Vision

Sarah Downey

Sarah Downey

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Principal and Director of Community at Accomplice

Savannah Niles

Savannah Niles

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Senior Interaction Protyper at Magic Leap - conference Host

Scott Kirsner

Scott Kirsner

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Boston Globe’s Innovation Economy columnist

Scott Niejadlik

Scott Niejadlik

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Creative Technologist at BEAM Interactive

Scott W. Greenwald

Scott W. Greenwald

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PhD Candidate, MIT Media Lab

Scott Levine

Scott Levine

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Managing Director & Vice President, Time Warner

Sean McBeth

Sean McBeth

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Lead VR/AR Engineer, NotionTheory

Shigeru Iino

Shigeru Iino

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TV and Xmedia Content Producer at NHK (Japanese Public Broadcasting Company)

Shyam Kamadolli

Shyam Kamadolli

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Chief Business Officer, TACTI

Stefano Baldassi

Stefano Baldassi

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Director of Neuroscience and Analytics at Meta

Steve Feiner

Steve Feiner

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Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University

Steve Kaneko

Steve Kaneko

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Partner Director of Design, Analog, in Microsoft's Windows and Devices Group (WDG)

Steve Mann

Steve Mann

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artist, scientist, designer, and inventor

Suhas Subramanyam

Suhas Subramanyam

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Policy Advisor & Special Assistant for Technology Policy The White House, Office of Science and Technology Policy

Suyash Joshi

Suyash Joshi

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Senior Software Engineer at Oracle & Magician

Teddy Mathias

Teddy Mathias

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designer and founder of Deskfruit

Tim Merel

Tim Merel

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Founder/CEO Eyetouch Reality and Digi-Capital

Tish Shute

Tish Shute

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Corporate Strategy, Director, Technology Planning AR/VR, Huawei, USA

Tobias Hollerer

Tobias Hollerer

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co-directs the Four Eyes Laboratory at UCSB

Tom Mainelli

Tom Mainelli

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Program Vice President, Devices & AR/VR, IDC

Toshi Hoo

Toshi Hoo

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industry leading Creative Media Technologist, Experience Designer, Consultant and Strategist, Institute for the Future

Valentin Heun

Valentin Heun

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PhD candidate and research assistant at MIT Media Lab

Hosts

Akshay Mohan

Akshay Mohan

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Founding Team Member of AR in Action & PhD Candidate, MIT Media Lab

Brian Bergstein

Brian Bergstein

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Executive Editor, MIT Tech Review

Christine Perey

Christine Perey

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PEREY Research & Consulting

Chuck Martin

Chuck Martin

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CEO Net Future Institute

Dave Batista

Dave Batista

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Co-Founder & CCO, BEAM

David Rose

David Rose

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David Rose is an award-winning entrepreneur, author, and instructor at the MIT Media Lab

Jacob Loewenstein

Jacob Loewenstein

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Cofounder, VR/AR@MIT

Jacqueline Assar

Jacqueline Assar

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Strategy & Innovation Officer, Coresights

John Werner

John Werner

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Founder of AR in Action

Luna Yuan

Luna Yuan

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Founder, Harvard AR/VR Alliance

Mike Festa

Mike Festa

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director of Wayfair Next

Neil Gupta

Neil Gupta

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Founder of BostonAR

Samson Timoner

Samson Timoner

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entrepreneur and advisor a number of startups, Boston Machine Vision

Sarah Downey

Sarah Downey

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Principal and Director of Community at Accomplice

Scott Kirsner

Scott Kirsner

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Boston Globe’s Innovation Economy columnist

Steve Rosenbaum

Steve Rosenbaum

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Author, Entrepreneur and Curator, Waywire

Tish Shute

Tish Shute

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Corporate Strategy, Director, Technology Planning AR/VR, Huawei, USA