Virtual Interview:Sam Driver of ThinkBalm on Immersive Workspaces
How can immersive technology change the workplace? What happens to a company suffering from delays and data loss? Where can early adopters go to discuss emerging technology and trends?
Metanomics host Robert Bloomfield will interview Sam Driver on February 3, 2010 at 12 pm PST to discuss social networking, immersive media and the importance of community in our digital world. Sam Driver is the co-founder of ThinkBalm, which offers independent IT industry analysis and strategy consulting services to Immersive Internet technology marketers and adopters. They also provide research and advisory consulting to technology marketers and Immersive Internet advocates.
A large focus of the interview will be on the regular reports that ThinkBalm creates, in particular The Enterprise Immersive Software Decision-Making Guide, which is part of their Immersive Internet Analyst Report Series, which helps business decision makers choose immersive technology for their workplace.
They will also be discussing ThinkBalm’s Innovation Community, which since 2008 has evolved into a mix between a social network, collaborative laboratory and guild. They focus on use cases such as meetings, conferences, prototyping and many others.
Sam Driver is a co-founder and principal at ThinkBalm. He is an inventor and entrepreneur whose take on the Immersive Internet is heavily influenced by science, game theory, and science fiction. At the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Sam was part of a team that discovered RNA interference (RNAi) which was awarded the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine.