Alvin Graylin – Our Next Reality: How the AI-powered Metaverse Will Reshape the World

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Building E14: Media Lab, 3rd Floor Atrium
75 AMHERST ST, Cambridge, MA 02142

Join us at the Media Lab to hear from MIT alum Alvin Graylin as he discusses his upcoming book Our Next Reality: How the AI-powered Metaverse Will Reshape the World. This event will be a chance to hear Alvin's thoughts about his work, AI, and how to head towards a future better for all.

This event is open to members of the MIT community only; the registration form is linked here.

Alvin Wang Graylin (汪丛青) is a recognized technology pioneer, entrepreneur, executive, and thought leader with 30+ years of experience delivering innovative products in the AI, XR and semiconductor industries. He is the co-author of Our Next Reality: How the AI-powered Metaverse will Reshape the World, published by Hachette Book Group. Having built his foundation in VR research at the Human Interface Technology Lab over 30 years ago, Alvin has also developed his expertise in AI and Natural Language Processing after extensive studies at the University of Washington and MIT.

In his recent professional journey, Alvin served as the China President of HTC (2016-2023) and continues to contribute as Global VP of Corporate Development at HTC, a global leader in the VR/AR space. His commitment to the immersive computing field is further reflected in his roles as Vice-Chairman of the Industry of Virtual Reality Alliance (IVRA), President of the Virtual Reality Venture Capital Alliance (VRVCA), and co-head of the ViveX VR Accelerator.

Alvin's entrepreneurial spirit is evidenced by his founding of four venture-backed startups in areas ranging from AI-based natural language search, mobile social to big-data AI analytics, across China and the US. His broad operational experience also includes global P&L roles at multinational corporations like Intel, Trend Micro, WatchGuard Technologies, and IBM.


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