I’d like to share this awesome public-facing example of the stuff I’m working on now. Check out Election Tracker ’16, a new website where you can visually monitor, compare, and discover interesting facts about the 2016 US Presidential Election coverage…
The Fall 2015 Digital Hollywood Conference is being held October 19th – 22nd at the Ritz Carlton in Marina del Rey, California. It’s a fascinating event that explores the intersection between immersive entertainment and all kinds of emerging…
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- University of Fribourg, Switzerland
My current role is Product Manager at OpenText. I’m responsible for the strategy and vision of OpenText InfoFusion, software that brings powerful search, content analytics, auto classification and semantic annotation to unstructured information and big content. See http://electiontracker.us for an example. I also do contract work in the Opensimulator virtual world platform, designing and creating immersive educational experiences.
Previously I was Lead Technology Evangelist at Wiggle Planet, a small startup developing a new platform for emotionally-intelligent animated characters that live in the physical world through geolocation-based augmented reality. I was also Chief Learning Officer at ReactionGrid, developing 3D simulations and multiuser virtual world platforms on the Unity platform. My focus at ReactionGrid was collaborative learning and instructional design, working with academic and business clients to develop immersive education environments.
From 2010-2015 I was the Chief Learning Officer at ReactionGrid, developing 3D simulations and multiuser virtual world platforms. My primary focus at ReactionGrid was collaborative learning and instructional design, working with academic and business clients to develop immersive education environments.From 2005-2010 I worked at Linden Lab where I led the development of the education and healthcare markets for the Second Life platform while evangelizing the innovative use of virtual worlds in research, art and immersive learning. I also worked at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, creating online medical education systems and patient support communities.
I have a background in neuroscience research and a deep interest in how to enhance education and collaboration through the development of successful online communities. My hobbies include using the hypergrid in Opensimulator to explore interconnected virtual worlds, playing with dogs, and fixing old clocks.
- Wiggle PlanetLead Technical Evangelist, 2015 - 2016
- ReactionGrid Inc.Chief Learning Officer, 2010 - 2015
- Massachusetts General Hospital1993 - 2005
- Harvard Medical School1999 - 2005
- Harvard University1997 - 2005
- Linden Lab2005 - 2010
- OpenTextProduct Manager, 2016 - present