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David Levitt
CEO and President Pantomime Corporation
Dr. David Levitt is the CEO and president of Pantomime Corporation, creator of the Pantomime™ Platform for interactive virtual and augmented reality. Pantomime Corporation, founded in April 2014, quickly won the Launch Silicon Valley Tech Challenge World Cup in the Digital Media / Mobile category. The company's first patent for using mobile devices to reach realistically into virtual reality worlds has granted. Levitt was previously the founder and CEO of Hip Software and ConnectedMedia. ConnectedMedia’s ConnectedTV app, one of the first “touch” apps designed to tap and stroke with your fingers, turned a Palm PDA into a web powered, personalized TV guide and remote control. Dr. Levitt has been a research scientist and software developer at the MIT Media Lab, Atari, Viacom, Interval Research, and virtual reality inventor VPL Research. Dr. Levitt has developed “kits” that let non-programmers create software by connecting on-screen parts, and artificial intelligence software that creates musical arrangements. He received doctoral and master’s degrees from MIT, and his B.S. from Yale.

TALKS

05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Grand Ballroom G
Gaming & Entertainment

Virtual World Society presents "XR Entertainment: Exploring the Ethical Landscape"

Nicole Lazzaro | Xeodesign Inc

David Levitt | Pantomime Corporation

Brenda Laurel | Neogaian Interactive

Samantha Gorman | Tender Claws