december, 2020

05dec3:30 pm4:30 pmFeaturedCreativity PanelPanel Discussion3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Keynote Auditorium

Speakers for this event

  • Lisa Laxton

    Lisa Laxton

    Lisa Laxton is the R&D Visionary and CEO of the OpenSimulator community focused foundation Infinite Metaverse Alliance® (IMA). She is also President of Laxton Consulting LLC with experience providing various virtual world technology solutions for education, research, business, and defense clients. You may have seen her around the HyperGrid busy building content or engaged in testing but she is available via meetings to anyone in the Open Simulator community interested in collaborating to advance virtual worlds technology and/or to improve accessibility.

    URL http://infinitemetaverse.com/

  • Maria Korolov

    Maria Korolov

    Author, Editor / Hypergrid Business

    Maria Korolov is a published author and covers artificial intelligence for CIO magazine and cybersecurity for CSO online. She is also the editor of Hypergrid Business since 2009. During her twenty years as a journalist, she's run a business news bureau in Shanghai, covered wars in the former Soviet Union, and wrote about local politics for the Chicago Tribune. But none of that prepared her for covering OpenSimulator, which has been both intensely frustrating and infinitely enjoyable.

    URL https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Maria+Korolov

    Author, Editor / Hypergrid Business

  • Michael Lorrey / Mike Lorrey

    Michael Lorrey / Mike Lorrey

    Mike Lorrey is a versatile entrepreneur with extensive virtual world, virtual finance, management, and IT experience. He built one of the top 25 virtual reality development companies in Second Life in 2006 with less than $200 in startup capital, reaching a quarter million dollars in annual revenues in less than a year, providing the first virtual stock exchanges, 53 simulator regions full of paying customers, and helping to capitalize dozens of virtual businesses with micro-capitalization in the virtual economy.

Event Details

Moderated by Maria Korolov

Planned Panelists:

Lisa Laxton

Mike Lorrey

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