Greg Panos

Founder: Persona Foundation, Futurist, VR /AR Pioneer

Gregory Peter Panos is a leading strategic futurist, visionary, writer, planning consultant, conference / event producer, educator, and evangelist in Virtual Reality, Human Simulation, Motion Capture, Performance Animation, 3D Character Animation and user interaction on the Internet, Greg has worked with NASA / Rockwell using real-time simulation to visualize the Space Station, and with organizations in the CGI / VisFX industry for motion pictures / TV, Virtual Reality, Virtual Actors and Performance Animation.

Greg created the “Persona Foundation” to further initiatives in human simulation, Co-Founded the “Performance Animation Society”, was twice chair and twice co-chair of SIGGRAPH-(Los Angeles Chapter), and authored the “Virtual Reality Sourcebook”. Greg is known for his exciting presentations and demonstrations illustrating the relevancy of technology in enhancing the future of our civilization.

With expertise in VR, Experiential Simulation. Human Motion (Performance) Capture, 3D Object Scanning, Internet 3D and Entertainment technology Greg has created community and collaboration in these fascinating areas and enthusiastically demonstrates state-of-the-art developments that are emerging all around us.