MARK PESCE - MC - Futurist, Speaker, Inventor, Award-winning Author and Podcaster, Educator and Entrepreneur
Mark Pesce is a sought-after speaker and consultant in areas as diverse as fintech, education, government, real estate, media, and cryptocurrency.
His journey as a bonafide polymath started in 1994, when he co-invented the 3D web interface VRML. Shortly after, Mark ventured into entertainment and storytelling, which resulted in a spot on the ABC’s series The New Inventors. At this time, he also began to write an award-winning column for global tech publication The Register.
Mark has written six books, including The Playful World, VRML: Browsing and Building Cyberspace, and Hyperpolitics.
Pesce founded graduate programs at the University of Southern California and the Australian Film Television and Radio School, holding appointments as Honorary Associate at the University of Sydney, and Honorary Adjunct at the University of Technology Sydney.
Mark currently hosts two podcasts: This Week in Startups Australia; and The Next Billion Seconds - winner of the Best Technical and Scientific Podcast of 2018 - offering a window into the world of tomorrow.