Feudal Future
Feudal Future
Jan 18, 2022
The Future of The Future: The Metaverse Explained
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On this episode of Feudal Future, hosts Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky are joined by American entrepreneur, Rony Abovitz, and Charlie Fink, AR/VR consultant and professor of Chapman University. This show discusses the metaverse and what the future holds in a digital world.

Rony Abovitz  is an American entrepreneur. Abovitz founded MAKO Surgical Corp., a company manufacturing surgical robotic arm assistance platforms, in 2004 and recently acquired by Stryker for $1.65 billion. Abovitz is the founder of the Mixed reality/Augmented Reality (MR/AR) company Magic Leap and served as its CEO from its founding in 2010.

Charlie Fink is a Forbes Columnist, and the Author of Remote Collaboration & Virtual Conferences (2020), Convergence (2019) and Charlie Fink's Metaverse (2017). In the early 90s, Fink ran VR pioneer Virtual World Entertainment. Previously, he was a VP at Disney, SVP at AOL, and President of AG & Blue Mountain. He teaches XR at Chapman University in Orange, CA.

A message from Joel:

This Friday, January 21st, at 11am, Marshall Toplansky and I will be unveiling our latest policy research report,"Restoring The California Dream".

This will be the FIRST TIME we will be publicly discussing this report. It's free to join and will be held on zoom.

The brand new report lays out the challenges faced by middle and working-class Californians.

The presentation of the report will be followed by an all-star panel led by Jeff Ball, new CEO of the Orange County Business Council.

The event is sponsored by the Argyros School of Business, the Orange County Business Council, and the Harvard Business School Association of Orange County.

Make sure to register now here for free: https://chapman.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wPCdtqSJQBK1GvkQVXavfg

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