Jeremy Kenisky on Emerging Tech at SIGGRAPH 2017


ACM SIGGRAPH 2017 Emerging Technologies Chair and Merge VR Vice President of Creative Jeremy Kenisky joins Steve Waskul in the StudioXperience Broadcast Studio at SIGGRAPH 2017. During this interview Jeremy and Steve discuss the latest technologies and how the emerging tech is presented at SIGGRAPH 2017.

About Jeremy Kenisky

Jeremy served as the Emerging Technologies Committee Chair for SIGGRAPH 2017 and has been a volunteer with the organization for more than 11 years. As the SIGGRAPH 2017 Emerging Technologies Chair, Jeremy’s job has been to help promote, produce, curate, and jury the Emerging Technologies venue at the SIGGRAPH 2017 conference in Los Angeles.

As VP of Creative at Merge VR, Jeremy Kenisky leads the company’s content development team that’s producing a number of VR and AR applications for their various product lines. With the announcement of Merge VR’s universal mobile motion controller, Jeremy also leads outreach efforts and developer relations. As a design focused company, Jeremy works closely with Merge VR’s CEO to lead all design and branding within the company, spanning product, content, marketing, video, and R&D among others.

Previously, Jeremy served as the Director of 3D / Interactive at Geomedia, Inc. for more than 13 years. At Geomedia, Inc. Jeremy managed the interactive and mobile departments which focused on cutting edge technology like augmented reality, embedded touch devices and motion tracking and interaction. Mr. Kenisky also cultivated current business relationships and worked on developing new ones within the advertising, film, animation, mobile, interactive and educational industries.