Director of Advanced Interfaces, Meta
Conor Russomanno is the Director of Advanced Interfaces at Meta, one of the pioneering companies in Augmented Reality (AR). Conor is also the co-founder and CEO of OpenBCI, a company dedicated to open-source innovation of brain-computer interface (BCI) technologies. Conor studied Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at Columbia University and then went on to study Design and Technology at Parsons School of Design. After completing grad school, Conor taught graduate level courses in Creative Coding, Physical Computing, Philosophy of the Mind, and Human-Computer Interaction at Parsons School of Design’s MFA Design & Technology (MFADT) program, as well as New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP). Conor’s current career interests lie at the intersection of Augmented Reality, Brain-Computer Interfacing, and Artificial Intelligence.
Subject matter expert speakers from a diverse range of areas based upon their experiences, will comment on current and past “reality” implementations, experiences, implications to humans, and share an outlook to the future. Topics are not limited to the technical aspects, but also the social, ethical, legal, and policy impacts.