Mark Pesce – MC
Mark Pesce is an inventor, writer, entrepreneur, educator and broadcaster.
In 1994 Pesce co-invented VRML, a 3D interface to the World Wide Web. For seven years he was a panelist and judge on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s hit series The New Inventors. He currently produces and hosts This Week in Startups Australia, the nation’s #1 podcast for tech entrepreneurs.
Pesce has written six books, 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, and currently holds an appointment as Honorary Associate in the University of Sydney’s Digital Cultures Program.
In 2006, Pesce opened the doors of the Digital Growth Partnership, a Sydney consultancy dedicated to helping clients identify and benefit from the opportunities of a ‘hyperconnected’ world.