Rene boasts 24 years working with 16 startups, starting young working for his parent’s startups in silicon valley. He’s also directed over 350 commercials, short films, and pilots; primarily as co-founder and creative director for 8 years at digital agency Automaton Creative. Most recently as co-founder at ARwall, Rene won the SXSW Accelerator 2018 AR/VR category pitch, has been acknowledged as a top AR tech evangelist in Hollywood, and designed the first ARwall Lab in Burbank.
Chief Technology Officer
Leon brings to the team 20+ years of technical mastery as a software engineer with a focus in real-time 3D computer graphics, VR/AR, and systems architecture. He served lead/senior technical roles on over 15 AAA shipped titles as a veteran of top developers including EA, Microsoft Studios, Konami Digital Entertainment, and more. Prior to joining ARwall, he served as Technical Director at Skydance Interactive.
Chief Product Officer
Jocelyn has spent a decade leading tech and design teams for the largest media brands in the world. She was PM at the leading AR studio Trigger Global creating for Sony, Warner Brothers, Lionsgate, and LEGO’s AR mobile apps. She was co-founder and Executive Producer for 8 years at Automaton Creative, and digital producer for 15 seasons at NBC’s The Voice, America’s Got Talent, Saturday Night Live, World of Dance, and Fox’s American Idol, Bob’s Burgers, The Simpsons, Gotham, So You Think You Can Dance, The X Factor, and MasterChef.
Chief Interactive Officer
Will is the Founder, Director and Lead Engineer of VR/AR game studio GoodbyeWorld Games. His clients include: Emblematic Group, Entrypoint VR, and Khan Academy. Creator of Close Your, the acclaimed and innovative VR/AR/MR experience. Winner, Developer’s Choice Award at Indiecade 2014. Winner, Best Student Game at Independent Game Festival (IGF) 2015.
Chief Marketing Officer
Eric is hot off 5 years as rainmaker at digital agency Automaton Creative, taking on a sales, marketing, and bizdev role offering video, VFX, and tech solutions to media and entertainment brands such as NBC, A&E, HGTV, and The History Channel. Eric brings the team 10 years experience in B2B sales/marketing, with key roles securing $2.25M in early stage financing, sales, and partnerships.
VP Finance and Operations
Sue has over 17 years of experience in Finance including M&A, Financial Planning and Analysis, Business Strategy and Budget. Most recently, she served as a head of finance in global licensing division at Playboy. Prior to that, she was in various finance and strategic planning roles from Freedom communications, Walt Disney, and LG Mobile. She earned her MBA from Illinois Institute of Technology.