Augmenting The Augmentors - How The Great Western Metaverse Will Be Built

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In this webinar, Jeremy Silver, CEO of Digital Catapult - the UK's authority on advanced digital technologies - discusses how innovation in the UK needs to evolve for the 21st century. What impact has covid-19 had on speeding up innovation and adoption of cutting edge technologies like virtual and augmented reality, 5G, the internet of things, and artificial intelligence? How will these technologies combine in the future to affect dramatic change and further development and investment in the UK economy.


Jeremy Silver is an entrepreneur, author and angel investor. He is a Trustee of the British Library and a member of the UK Creative Industries Council. Jeremy sits on the boards of HammerheadVR Ltd, Imaginarium Studios Ltd and FeedForward.AI. He was previously Executive Chairman of Semetric (acquired by Apple), Founder CEO of Featured Artists Coalition (FAC), a strategic advisor to Shazam (acquired by Apple), and CEO of Sibelius Software (acquired by Avid). Jeremy was Worldwide Vice-President of New Media for EMI Group in Los Angeles and Head of Media at Virgin Records where he worked with Genesis, Massive Attack, Brian Eno and Bryan Ferry, among others. His book “Digital Medieval” is a history of the music industry online. He has spoken at TEDx Houses of Parliament, the CBI, SXSW and Midem among many trade events. He is an Industry Fellow at the University of Glasgow.

Tuesday, 03 August 2021

10:00 - 10:45 BST


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    Jeremy Silver
    Digital Catapult
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    Professor Michael Mainelli
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