Speaker: Neville Spiteri, WemoLab
Time: Wednesday, September 24, 4-6pm
Location: USC’s School of Cinematic Arts Interactive Media Building(SCI), Room 206
Title: Virtual Reality: Here and Now
Neville Spiteri is CoFounder/CEO of WemoLab, pioneering an immersive
computing platform to unlock content creation on virtual reality devices.
WemoLab’s first product, theBlu, is a virtual ocean experience in collaboration
with the Smithsonian and the OceanElders. Neville is a computer scientist and
creative executive credited on acclaimed multi-million dollar franchises in film and
video games, including True Lies, Apollo13, Terminator 2/3D, Final Fantasy, and
Medal of Honor. Neville started his career as a software engineer on the industry
leading 3D animation product Maya at Wavefront in 1993, then as a technical
director and digital effects supervisor at Digital Domain and Square. He served
as Director of Product Management on the ground floor team of
Greenplum|EMC. Neville was a Producer and Senior Development Director at
Electronic Arts, where he led technology and production teams since 2004.
Neville graduated Summa Cum Laude from Brandeis University in Computer
Science and Cognitive Science in 1992.