Keith Russell has been working in XR since 2014, helping suppliers improve their sales and marketing activities, and end users successfully implement XR technology.
Based near London, Keith is one of the industry’s leading advisors, working with such suppliers as Focal Point VR, WorldViz, Virtalis, Inition, SystemActive (reseller for HP, Varjo, RealWear, Oculus, HTC), SkyReal and Theorem Solutions, and leading XR adopters in automotive, aerospace, manufacturing companies as well as many many Universities.
Having recently personally sold XR solutions to companies in EMEA, Japan, Middle East and North America, Keith has first-hand knowledge on how Enterprise customers are approaching the use of XR and how to get them to embrace and deploy the technology. Keith has spoken and presented at many conferences on XR, such as NVidia GTC 2017, VR Days 2020 and VRTGO, and is well known for his entertaining and thought provoking style that constantly gets high audience approvals. Keith has also written and published numerous articles on the use of XR in Enterprise and the state of the market.
Nathan has a ‘First Class’ bachelor's degree in digital imaging and over 20 years’ experience in technology and innovation, digital marketing, data analysis, strategy and design.
Nathan has been a professional immersive technology consultant for over 6 years and demonstrated immersive solutions to the world’s biggest brands. He has been a regular panel moderator at the prestigious ‘(XR) Intelligence’ conference by Reuters and has travelled to the US, India, China and Europe to talk, consult and demonstrate immersive technologies. Nathan gave one of the two opening keynote speeches at India's first International VR Conference in 2019 alongside Chaitanya Chunduri (Google India Head of XR).
He has run industry-specific workshops with PwC in getting value from realtime and immersive and spatial technologies (XR) and has particular specialist knowledge of XR in the AEC sector. Nathan looks after business development for companies managing large enterprise immersive visualisation projects in Nuclear, Construction and Rail and personally directed an MR prototype for the RNLI (UK Lifeboat Service) to use multiple HoloLenses outdoors over several kilometres of open water.
James started his career in digital marketing and innovation over 20 years ago working for a travel tech start-up. He went on to work for globally renowned advertising agency Ogilvy, leading global marketing programmes for clients including Cisco and Philips.
James's involvement in the immersive technology sector spans over 7 years, starting with setting up an Extended Reality team at experiential technology agency Imagination. More recently, as Chief Marketing Officer at Immerse, he helped their award winning VR platform become the market leader in the enterprise sector.
He has an extensive network of contacts and partners across the sector, he is a regular speaker at industry events, along with holding a number of key positions, which include: VRAR Association Co-chair, British Standards Institute (BSI) VR / AR Committee Member, AIXR Advisory Board Member, XR4ALL member and BIMA Immersive Technologies Think Tank Member.