Alvin Graylin, China President of HTC, is the special guest speaker with Tom Furness for the first Fireside Chat of the new year to discuss how reality may be virtual, but the future of XR is real. Tom and Alvin will discuss the state of the art of XR technology, lessons learned from innovative leadership in XR, and what we can expect in the next one to five years...and maybe the far future! This is an interactive Fireside, so please come prepared with questions that you would like to discuss with Tom and Alvin around the topics of technology with a special emphasis on applications in education.
Mr. Graylin is the China President at HTC, leading all aspects of HTC’s business in the region (Vive/VR, phone, content platform, partnerships and investments) and the company’s SW business globally. He is also currently Vice-Chairman of the Industry of Virtual Reality Alliance, President of the $18B Virtual Reality Venture Capital Alliance and oversees the Vive X VR Accelerators in Beijing, Shenzhen and Tel Aviv.
Mr. Graylin has over 28 years of management experience in the tech industry, including 20 years in Greater China. Prior to HTC, he was a serial entrepreneur, having founded four venture-backed startups and has held $100+ million P&L roles at a number of public companies.
Mr. Graylin received his MS in computer science from MIT, MBA from MIT’s Sloan School and BS in EE from the University of Washington, where he had specialized in VR and AI. Mr. Graylin is fluent in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese.
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