Newton Lee is CEO of Newton Lee Laboratories LLC, President of the Institute for Education, Research, and Scholarships (IFERS), Adjunct professor at Woodbury University’s School of Media, Culture & Design, and Editor-in-Chief of Former ACM Computers in Entertainment(CiE)(2003 to 2018). Previously, he was a Computer Scientist at AT&T Bell Laboratories, senior producer and engineer at The Walt Disney Company, and research staff member at the Institute for Defense Analyses. He was founder of Disney Online Technology Forum, creator of Bell Labs’ first-ever commercial AI tool, and inventor of the world’s first annotated multimedia OPAC for the U.S. National Agricultural Library. Lee graduated Summa Cum Laude from Virginia Tech with a B.S. and M.S. degree in Computer Science, and he earned a perfect GPA from Vincennes University with an A.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and an honorary doctorate in Computer Science. He is the co-author of Disney Stories: Getting to Digital; author of the Total Information Awareness book series including Facebook Nation and Counterterrorism and Cybersecurity; coauthor/editor of the Digital Da Vinci book series including Computers in Music and Computers in the Arts and Sciences; and Editor-in-Chief of the Encyclopedia of Computer Graphics and Games.
His research interest includes computer graphics, games, artificial intelligence, information science, and media technology.
Marco Milone as film producer (Revengeance, The Mafia Is Not What It Used To Be), Special Jury Prize at Venice Film Festival and movie critic. He was jury member for the Future Film Festival - section shorts- and for the Pisa Robot Film Festival. As Japanologist, he also lectured at universities and in many festivals about Japanese board games, ukiyo-e, emaki and shinto, and wrote articles and books. He's also a shareholder of many startups, and actually he's board member of Freedom Waves and Undo Studios as well as Administrative Director of The Nemesis (https://thenemesis.io/), a gaming, entertainment and social platform, launching an anticipation of how the web will evolve in the coming years. Among his honors, he has been awarded with an honorary mention as comics journalist at Franco Fossati Award for his book “Fumetti”, has played twice as Italian representative in the shogi tournament “Yingde Cup” (2009, 2010) and has received an honorary degree in Naturopathy.
Virtual Reality, 3D experiences, animation movies, movies, gaming