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How the Metaverse will revolutionize everything – Field of View with Matthew Ball

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03 Nov 2022 | 1 min read

This episode features Matthew Ball, the CEO of Epyllion, a diversified holding company which makes angel investments, provides advisory services, and produces television, films, and video games. Matthew is renowned for his thought-provoking essays and contributions to publications such as the Economist, Bloomberg, The New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal, and wrote the August 8, 2022 cover story for Time Magazine. He has previously held the position of Head of Strategy for Amazon Studios and has also been an executive at Accenture and The Cherin Group’s Otter Media. Matthew Ball’s work in the Metaverse has been acclaimed by some of the biggest names in technology today, including the CEO and Founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg.

In this special episode, we take listeners on a journey exploring Matthew’s unique origins from fighting wildfires to shaking up the Metaverse conversation with his international best-selling and highly acclaimed book The Metaverse And How It Will Revolutionize Everything. Showing himself to be every bit the luminary figure in the industry, the multi-talented Matthew moves past the buzzwords and tackles our major questions surrounding his book, metaverse misconceptions and potential, AI, intellectual property and ethics.

What is Field of View?

The world of immersive technology is always in a constant state of flux, continuously advancing with the rule book being written by the second. We’ve teamed up with Accenture XR to explore this wonderful world, with specialists from across the world providing their insight and view on where we are heading next.

About the author:

AIXR is an independent, community first, not for profit organisation that exists to support individuals and companies of all sizes as the International trade body for immersive technology industries. AIXR or, The Academy of International Extended Reality, hosts the VR Awards annually. AIXR’s mission is to support individuals and companies in the immersive industry by endorsing, inspiring, and enabling innovators through removing barriers to entry and connecting a diverse collection of trades together.