Human After All is a new event series hosted by ATÖLYE and Design Disciplin. The series explores the present state of the art as well as visions for the future around human-computer interaction, interaction design, and experience design with digital materials.
Human After All brings an international cohort of experts and pioneers into ATÖLYE's IRL space in Istanbul, creating opportunities to engage and participate in meaningful dialogues.
The first convening of Human After All focuses on the current state and future of VR, AR, XR, the metaverse, and the future of human-computer interaction with guest speaker Timmy Ghiurau, Innovation Leader at Volvo Cars and co-founder of The Point Labs.
Time: 2023-01-05 (Thursday) at 18:30
Venue: ATÖLYE Bomontiada / 34381 Istanbul
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About the Speaker
Timmy Ghiurau (@itzik009) is an Innovation Leader focused on metaverse and virtual experiences at Volvo Cars, as well as co-founder of The Point Labs and an investor in tech and fashion startups.
Timmy is an expert in technologies around virtual and augmented reality – including 3D graphics, simulations, and eye tracking – as well as their applications as enablers for self-driving cars and UX research.
In the past, Timmy has worked with the game engine company Unity as well as the Danish eye-tracking start-up The Eye Tribe (later acquired by Facebook’s VR division Oculus), where his work resulted in key patents in VR graphics. He holds a Master’s degree in Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship from Aalborg University in Copenhagen, regularly advises both tech and fashion companies, and helps Volvo Cars' Tech Fund with spotting new opportunities in tech start-ups.
More info: LinkedIn