Leveraging the Metaverse & Emerging Technologies

Location: McColl 3250

Experience various emerging technologies such as Virtual, Augmented and Mixed reality and discuss how various brands and business can engage in the emerging Metaverse.

Steven T. King’s Bio:

Steven King is an associate professor of emerging technologies at The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill holding a joint appointment with the Hussman School of Journalism and Media and Kenan-Flagler Business School. He combines computer science concepts, human-centered design and storytelling to create new ways to present information through emerging technologies such as virtual and augmented reality, artificial intelligence, and other interactive media forms.

Steven is the Executive Director of Kenan-Flagler Next, an initiative to invent the future of higher education and he is the Chief Innovation Officer of Reese Innovation Lab which includes his ground-breaking research in applied uses of Emerging Technologies.

He is an award-winning journalist and former Editor of Innovations and Director of Video for The Washington Post with a master’s in computer science. In addition to his role at the University, Steven consults with U.S government agencies and foreign governments to solve difficult problems using creative solutions. Steven is a Christian, husband, and father of three boys living in Durham, N.C.

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