WHO: Jared Bienz

Name, company, and title:

 Jared Bienz, Microsoft Sr. MPC Evangelist – MPC (More Personal Computing)

Years in the game industry:

I have been with Microsoft for over 10 years and a software engineer for 22. Specifically regarding Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality, I’ve been a developer for 6 years but I owned my first VR headset in 1995.

Games worked on:

N/A. I have several active projects for the HoloLens around education and I have assisted several top brands in developing mixed reality applications in the Medical, Construction and Education fields.

Companies worked for:


Events spoken at:

I have spoken at customer engagements, internal Microsoft conferences and technical conferences like Houston TechFest.

Schools taught at:

Guest lecturer:

  • The University of Houston


  • Holographic Academy at the Microsoft campus in Redmond.