Featured Speaker – Rik Shorten, Co-founder, BioflightVR
Rik has been working with cutting-edge technologies in new ways for decades. As an entertainment professional in Hollywood, he helped pioneer the visual design, technical pipeline and digital processes for the #1 television show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
This work won him an Emmy award in 2010. Rik has lead creative and technical teams as producer and project manager, handling multi-million dollar budgets across countries and time-zones.
His most recent accomplishment was as co-founder of a startup medical simulation company using XR technologies, BioflightVR. Rik and his team have had the privilege of working with Fortune 10 companies like Facebook, Google and Samsung.
Rik is leading the companies expansion in Ohio working with Akron Children’s hospital, NEOMED and Duke University.