Futurist, Paramount Global
Ted works across leadership and technology teams across Paramount Global, including CBS, CBS Sports, Paramount Pictures, Paramount Plus, MTV and Nickelodeon, exploring emerging tech for entertainment with an emphasis on Virtual and Mixed Reality, Web 3.0 and Themed Entertainment.
Prior to joining Paramount, Ted was the Futurist at 20th Century Fox, where he worked on the evolving art and science of advanced interactive visual storytelling. He was part of the creation team for the Martian VR and Wild VR experiences, which premiered at CES and Sundance.
Ted help lead creation teams for the Alien and Planet of the Apes experiences at Fox. At Paramount , he’s been instrumental in bringing Grease MR, Light as a Feather MR, and Quiet Place VR experiences to life.
Ted was an integral part of the product development team at Red Digital Cinema as the company’s first employee. Red cameras have made significant impact on the Motion Picture Industry, winning a Sci-Tech Academy and technical Emmy award. Many of the world’s biggest movies are shot with these ultra high rez digital movie cameras.
Ted is one of the founders of the G-Tech product line of advanced hard drive products. As the most recognized brand in that industry, they are implemented worldwide at the highest levels on cinema and television productions.
Ted worked closely with Apple, developing desktop video with AJA Video, implemented worldwide for production and post at the highest levels.
Ted has presented at numerous conferences globally, and has been featured in Wired, Variety, NY Times, LA Times, Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, The Hollywood Reporter, NBC, CNET, Film and Video, TV Technology, HD Video, Engadget, Gizmodo, Millimeter, American Cinematographer, MacWorld, Post Magazine, Popular Science, and countless other publications.
In 2019, Ted was honored at the Variety Hall of Fame with the Variety Innovation Award.
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