Mark Pesce is an inventor, writer, entrepreneur, educator and broadcaster. In 1994 he co-invented VRML, a 3D interface to the World Wide Web. He has written six books, on topics including VRML and how games technology is transforming our interaction with computers. For seven years, he was a panelist and judge on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s hit series The New Inventors. His articles about technology and culture are regularly published in WIRED, Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, and ABC’s TheDrum.
A highly-regarded speaker, he entertains and informs audiences on the future of technology, media, government, health care, and education. As an educator, he founded graduate programs in interactive media at both the University of Southern California’s world-famous Cinema School and the Australian Film, Radio and Television School. He currently holds an appointment as Honorary Associate in the University of Sydney’s Digital Cultures Program.