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VR Content & VR Experience

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Price: $11.50 /per person

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Confirmed speakers:

• Han Jin - Founder of Lucid VR

• Tom Sherlock - Inventor and expert in human computer interaction

• Ender Jiang - cofounder of HiverLab will show case a collective VR storytelling experience for the audience

• Steve Wurzburg - Partner at Pillsbury Law Firm

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Han Jin

Berkeley engineer turned into serial entrepreneur with strengths in manufacturing and go-to market. Han worked and studied in 8 countries,which gave him a unique appreciation and understanding in cross-cultural communication and international markets. Han developed practical experiences in operations, product management and entrepreneurship.These unique experiences have shaped his adaptability to challenging environments and ability to deliver high quality results under time pressure. Han worked at SanDisk where he managed three product lines (USB, Compact Flash and SSD) by leading a cross-functional core team.

Han left the corporate world last year and founded Lucid VR which aims to bring Virtual Reality to the masses by empowering individuals to create immersive content for sharing and monetization http://lucidcam.com/

Lucid VR was featured in Gigaom, ABC 7 News, Techcrunch, CNET, Fast Company, Discovery Channel and RoadtoVR and other news.

More links to check: http://bit.ly/1Elyowu , http://abc7ne.ws/1OVh59u ., http://tcrn.ch/20F2KlF

Tom Sherlock

Mechanical Design and High Tech Product Development since the first battery powered laptop. B.S. in Business Administration and a J.D. Currently concentrating on Wearable Computing, The Internet of Things, and Enterprise Mobility. (The SoLaTiDo Project will bring PC productivity to mobile workers by providing a wearable keyboard/controller interface for text, augmented reality games, musical performance, and 'Internet of Things' communication and programming.) Additional education in Biology, Drama, Communications, Music, and Psychology.
Enjoys musical composition, inventing, and improvisational theater. Tom has Ten issued U.S. patents,and two more presently pending. Expert in Mechanical aspects of Human/Computer interaction and geometric solutions to form, fit and function problems.

Ender Jiang

Ender has always been exploring how to create unique storytelling experiences via cutting-edge technologies. In 2014 he founded Hiverlab (http://www.hiverlab.com/), which focuses on virtual reality storytelling experiences. As a pioneer VR content production team in Southeast Asia, Hiverlab has produced a series of VR stories, firmed up partnerships with Letv, Huawei and Samsung, and is now aiming at continuously upgrading their technologies to create better futuristic storytelling experiences. Ender will be bringing 18 GearVR headsets to our Meetup (we will group people for screening) and we all will have a chance to watch a 6 minute documentary filmed in 360. This is something you don't want to miss! Get to experience the group viewing experience like people in this video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWGYdneNCSc).

Stephen Wurzburg

Mr. Wurzburg has extensive experience in business transactions and intellectual property matters. His practice involves serving as outside corporate counsel for small and emerging corporations, handling all of their legal matters, and serving as outside counsel for large corporations having their own in-house legal staff, handling select transactions.

He has assisted company management with legal issues involved in financing their business and obtaining liquidity for their stock, selling (or licensing) their products and services through various channels of distribution, protecting and profiting from their intellectual property, compensating their employees and executives, and interfacing with their boards of directors and shareholders.

In terms of legal practice areas, his experience covers securities law; corporation, limited liability company, and partnership law; tax law; antitrust law; commercial (UCC) transactions law; international law; and intellectual property law (especially technology transfer and licensing).

Mr. Wurzburg's clients are mostly high technology and consumer product companies. They include companies that develop, manufacture, and/or distribute computer hardware, semiconductor, laser, telecommunication, chemical, software as a service, and solar energy products.

Prior to joining Pillsbury in February 2000, Mr. Wurzburg was with Rosenblum, Parish & Isaacs, P.C. in San Jose for 20 years. At both firms, Mr. Wurzburg has served stints as office managing partner. He has given lectures and presentations before various groups, including the American Chemical Society, Practicing Law Institute, Santa Clara Bar Association, and Association for Corporate Growth.