VR / Creative Technologist (Immersively Singapore & KL)
Despite a somewhat advancing and cozy career path over the past 18 years in media, design, tech and creatives, Lionel decided to trade in his work life to take on a student role yet again, when news of how Oculus was acquired by Facebook back in 2014. Researching deeply about Virtual Reality during that period, Lionel realised this emerging technology could be the game-changer for media and content, and thus – quit his job, packed his bag and uprooted himself and his family to move to London to pursue a Masters degree in Creative Technology; specialising in Augmented and Virtual Reality. There, he produced London’s first ever 360 Virtual Reality Dance staged at Middlesex University and also Singapore Inside out (London) a VR experience (www.sgiolondon.com) for the touring exhibition by Singapore Tourism Board. After completing and achieving distinction in his postgraduate studies, he returned to Singapore and immediately became a much sought after consultant and speaker in the fields of
In his current position as Creative Technologist for his startup, iMMERSiVELY
(www.immersively.co) with offices in both Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – he is looking forwards to bring this exciting technology to various industries, and across the rest of Asia.