Rome Viharo is an entreprenuer with over 20 years experience in creative and innovative production and development across multiple genres as an inventor, audience development specialist, digital media planner, content strategist, creative director, recording artist/producer on EMI records, an award winning digital filmmaker, Slamdance alumni, producer, writer and editor.
He is currently the Founder/Developer of aiki.wiki
, and the Co - Founder of Audience U
nlock, Inc . Aiki Wiki is a new platform for collective editing and consensus building. Audience Box is a new technology for audience development for online publishers and agencies.
From 2008 to 2011, Rome Viharo was the founder of Media Social, and innovated a unique viral and social video audience development product for Youtube for some of the biggest agencies and brands in the world, including OMD and Group M. Viharo was responsible for some of the biggest social campaigns in the world, including Jennifer Aniston's Smart Water campaign,Audi's Green Police Superbowl Campaign.
In 2011 Media Social was sold to Emerge Digital.
In 2011, he was the co-presenter of "Google Consciousness"
a TEDx talk that explored the concept of social media evolving to replace government as we know it today and played with the possibility that Google's search algorithm could have a form of sentience. The talk was #1 most popular TEDx talk in the world for 6 months and has remained in the Top 10 most popular TEDx talks ever since.
Aiki Wiki and Collective Editing
Viharo's personal passion is collective editing or 'collective intelligence' and it's potential applications for large scale conflict resolution, problem solving, and negotiation. Aiki Wiki
is a process for online consensus building and negotiation, a way in which to engineer collaborative efforts.