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A Startup Grind VR/AR/XR special: Engaging Audiences with Immersive Media
In allowing users to inhabit and interact with digital environments, immersive technology is a promising new medium with growing applicability across industries.
Come and meet Amit Chatterjee, Partner & Co-founder at Shadow Factory. Amit will share what extended reality can do for your business today.
We have also invited Chris Ransford, Enterprise Sales Manager from our partner, Twilio, to interview Amit at the fireside chat.
Shadow Factory will also set up a VR demo on-site for the audience to try at 6:30 pm.
About Shadow Factory
Headquartered in Hong Kong, Shadow Factory is the leading VR/AR production company in immersive content development and digital strategy.
The full-service creative and tech studio specializes in implementing next-generation XR and interactive media services with enterprise clients across the world.
An outstanding team equipped with extensive skill sets and the latest digital toolkits, Shadow Factory is at the forefront of all content needs, producing state-of-the-art, story-driven experiences and offering new and exciting ways to engage audiences.
An innovator in the VR landscape, Amit graduated from Harvard University at the age of 18.
He has since played a part in major shifts across the technology and creative industries spanning Asia and the US. Leveraging his expertise in story-telling, design thinking and digital strategy, Amit helps companies transform, optimize, and catalyze their growth opportunities.
Chris Ransford is the Enterprise Sales Manager of the Asia Sales team for Twilio. He leads a team of Sales Consultants who help Enterprise customers build the future of communication.
He is passionate about Customer Engagement and helping Enterprises unlock themselves from legacy systems and move the most critical part of the business into the cloud. This Flexibility to change engagement from channel to channel simply with some Web development skills really enlivens the business. This is where the Customer-Centric part of Communications can happen at scale in a global manner. The ability of companies to develop software that can iterate across multiple different channels and send communications to the right person with the right context at the right time is an exciting place to be.
Prior to Twilio, Chris spent a total of 16 years at Verizon Business which included 8 years in the UK involved with Verizon’s Security Solutions team before moving to Hong Kong in 2008 to work in the Global Services Division. Chris has helped Verizon Go To Market across Asia including Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, and India. Most recently, he led the Cloud practice for Verizon across the North and South East Asia region.
Chris holds a BA from Leeds University in the UK in Geography and Management Studies. In his free time, you can find him playing football and traveling across far reaches of the globe on a motorbike.