Storytelling Engines for Smart Environments
Monday, March 16
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Austin Convention Center
The Information Age moved us into a Connected Economy but didn’t fully restored the relational Poetry it had conceiled. The Sensor Age is finally here. We can now fully awake the Poetic Potential of the Internet of things. The physical world is the new platform (again).
Removing the friction between the various touchpoints of a typical daily human experience to create Meaningful Immersive Experience that doesn't isolate the user has proven to be a very challenging task.
The panel will be organized to navigate the limitless possibilities of the various services, products tools and mindsets that allows any Urban Planners, any changemaker, any Retail Strategist, any Creative Director, any Storyteller, any Poet to create Experiences that seamlessly incorporate Human Behaviors, the ever-growing types of wearables & connected objects, mobile devices & their applications, environmental media systems (sounds, video, special effects) and a vast array of Sensors and Sensors Networks.
Chief Experience Architect
20+ years experience creating Avant-Garde Web StartUps, Mobile Storytelling Apps, Playful interactions & interfaces and Business Management Platforms. Successful track record leading interdisciplin...Show the rest
20+ years experience creating Avant-Garde Web StartUps, Mobile Storytelling Apps, Playful interactions & interfaces and Business Management Platforms. Successful track record leading interdisciplinary teams in creating killer user experiences, products & services that consider innovation, usefulness, usability and magic. Inspires passion, dedication, and killer work from others.
Thinks holistically and strategically about a client’s business strategy and its narrative potential, experience with senior clients, engaging presentation style + solid writing and visual communication skills, Works collaboratively with other intelligent and talented types, curiosity of a scientist and the passion of an artist.Hide the rest
Lance Weiler is a storyteller, entrepreneur and thought leader. An alumni of the Sundance Screenwriting Lab, he is recognized as a pioneer because of the way he mixes storytelling and technology. W...Show the rest
Lance Weiler is a storyteller, entrepreneur and thought leader. An alumni of the Sundance Screenwriting Lab, he is recognized as a pioneer because of the way he mixes storytelling and technology. WIRED magazine named him “one of 25 people helping to re-invent entertainment and change the face of Hollywood.” Always interested in experimenting with new ways to tell stories and engage audiences, Lance has designed experiences that have reached millions of people via theaters, mobile devices and online. In recognition of these storytelling innovations, BUSINESSWEEK named Lance “One of the 18 Who Changed Hollywood.” In 2011, Lance was nominated for a International Emmy® in digital fiction for his work on Collapsus: the energy risk conspiracy. Lance sits on two World Economic Forum steering committees; one focused on the Future of Content Creation and the other examines the role of Digital Media in Shaping Culture & Governance.Hide the rest
CEO / Chief Storytelling Officer
Vincent Routhier is the Chief Storyteller Officer at SAGA, a wonderful living space of creativity, a hub where multidisciplinary and international teams share high knowledge and innovative approach...Show the rest
Vincent Routhier is the Chief Storyteller Officer at SAGA, a wonderful living space of creativity, a hub where multidisciplinary and international teams share high knowledge and innovative approaches. The goal: foster positive social changes by pioneering good narratives that engage audiences and incite them to action. Vincent founded SAGA in 2006, at the age of 20. The company now pretends and wants to transform the way today’s entertainment industry relates to their audiences, by blurring the lines between physical and digital worlds and by sharing compelling storytelling. To achieve that, SAGA uses diverse platforms to deliver great content, in a pervasive way. Vincent was the Executive Producer for SAGAFILM that delivered more than 200 productions in the last 8 years.Hide the rest