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David A. Smith
CTO, Founder Croquet Corporation
David A. Smith is the Founder and CTO of Croquet and a member of its Board of Directors. He has more than 30 years of experience as a pioneer of AR and VR, and has founded 7 companies, including The Colony, the world’s first 3D adventure/shooter game, and Virtus Corporation, the first real-time 3D PC design tool, in addition to creating the visualization software behind James Cameron’s “The Abyss”. He has sold 10’s of millions of games and applications.Early in his career, he was co-founder of Red Storm Entertainment with Tom Clancy and Brian Upton. He was also Chairman of Gensym, the first large-scale public AI company, and most recently was Chief Innovation Officer & Senior Fellow at Lockheed Martin, leading their AR and VR efforts. He invented 3D portals and co-invented the core tech behind Croquet. He has been issued 32 patents in 3D, AR, VR and AI by the US Patent and Trademark Office, and holds a BS in Mathematics from University of Chicago.

TALKS

Jun 2

03:40 PM - 05:10 PM

GRAND BALLROOM A
START-UPS & INVESTORS

Startup Pitch Competition: Part 2

Dominique Wu | XReality Academy

Amber Hawkes | Here LA

Ariella Lehrer | Legacy Games

Sherry Chang | Neural Lab

Dave Haynes | FOV Ventures

David A. Smith | Croquet Corporation

Alex Coulombe | Heavenue / Agile Lens

Tipatat Chennavasin | The Venture Reality Fund

Chaitanya Ravi | SentioVR

Pearly Chen | HTC Vive

Quentin Turner | Intrinsic XR

Giovanni Fantoni Modena | Vitruvian

Kristina Serafim | Verizon Ventures

Ofer Baharav | Villa

Jun 3

10:30 AM - 11:20 AM

MISSION CITY BALLROOM
MAIN STAGE

The X-Verse

Andrew Melchior | The Mill

Deshjuana Bagley | TechPlayzone

David A. Smith | Croquet Corporation

Tish Shute | Futurewei Technologies

Anselm Hook | MorpheusXR