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:
- The University of Houston
- Holographic Academy at the Microsoft campus in Redmond.