Viveka Weiley Head of New Things, CHOICE
Viveka Weiley is an inventor, a 20-year pioneer of virtual and augmented reality, and a builder of powerful creative communities. Previously Creative Director of R&D at the ABC and a researcher at the UTS Creativity and Cognition Studios he is now Head of New Things at CHOICE, where he leads an award-winning team of designers and technologists to invent the future of fair, just and safe markets.
Viveka enjoys designing socio-technical systems, especially for startups powered by advances in computer graphics, interactivity and knowledge systems. In 2002 he led the company that delivered the first fully detailed 3D earth over the web. He co-founded SIGGRAPH Asia, a major international conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques. At the ABC he co-authored the Innovation and Experimentation Strategy and broke silos to launch rule-breaking initiatives. His team at CHOICE has shipped numerous in-market experiments in new approaches to their mission, and discovered a new business model that is growing rapidly and transforming the organisation.
Viveka publishes and speaks internationally on the topic of collaborative creativity and innovation, and how to support creative teams by providing them with the optimum environment for collaboration. But there's always more to learn, and that's why he's here at Remix.