Creative Technologist, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Marco Tempest is a frequent keynote speaker at tech conferences around the world, a Directors Fellow at the MIT Media Lab and a creative technologist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Marco is executive director of the NYC MagicLab, a science consortium exploring illusion and digital technology. Applications include media, marketing, entertainment and the prototyping of future technologies via immersive experiences.
Marco is deeply embedded in the tech industry and has regular interactions with product teams in an
advisory capacity or as consultant or developer for prototype consumer technologies. He currently serves as an Accenture Luminary and the Accenture Lead Consultant for Extended Reality.
Marco Tempest specializes in developing immersive experiences of future technologies. Taking ideas about advanced technology, and how we might interact with it, and finding innovative ways to bring those concepts alive. In his keynote presentation he combines mixed reality, storytelling, gestural sensing and swarm robotics to give us a glimpse of a delightful augmented future right now.