Adam Orth is a creative director, game/experience designer, writer, musician and entrepreneur passionate about creating immersive, interactive digital experiences.†
As a 20-year member of the video game industry, Adam has held high-level creative and design positions at Microsoft, LucasArts, Electronic Arts, Sony Computer Entertainment and PopCap Games. He has directly collaborated with George Lucas, Frank Miller and has created digital entertainment for Lucasfilm, NASA, Nike, National Geographic and AMC Television.†
Adam is the creator of the groundbreaking VR experience ADR1FT and served as a multi-faceted creative developer and strategist on FIREWALL ZERO HOUR. His current role is Chief Creative Officer of Gaming Corps in Santa Monica, CA.†
Adam is a virtual reality pioneer, evangelist and a regular speaker at digital entertainment industry events like GDC, VRDC, D.I.C.E., Comicon, VIEW, VRLA, CES and VR on the Lot.
Digging for Fire: Virtual Reality 2018
Despite hyper-innovative technological advancements, massive investment and groundbreaking experiences, virtual reality as a gaming platform has yet to truly capture the excitement of the masses, deliver on its promise or meet its potential. And this is exactly as it should be. Through the lens of the experiences heís been a part of creating, Adam Orth will examine VRís current (and healthy) embryonic state, why VR technology remains a critically important and vital creative canvas for the future of interactive entertainment and why he will never stop creating for the medium.