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As a co-founder of the IMVU, the 3D avatar-driven instant messenger and chat experience, and as an early director of online 3D world There.com, Guymon is an authority on virtual world development. Guymon earned a B.S. in Nuclear Engineering and has served as both a submarine officer in the US Navy and a contributing editor for Game Developer Magazine. His multitude of experience lends a unique voice to the lineup of speakers for Worlds in Motion Summit, which also includes Stephen Andrade, NBC.com's Digital Entertainment General Manager, who alongside Bunchball founder and CEO, Rajat Paharia, are providing a talk on "The Office"'s Dunder Mifflin Infinity creative social networking project. Other topics being addressed at the Worlds in Motion Summit include the future of the Metaverse, in-world advertising, and kids in virtual worlds with participants from Electric Sheep, Samsung Electronics, NGI, Rebel Monkey, and Intel presenting a roadmap and expertise on efforts within this space.
The Worlds in Motion Summit is a two day event taking place at the Austin GDC on September 16-17 at the Austin Convention Center. The emphasis of the summit is the careful integration of content and brands into interactive worlds by companies both large and small. The summit marks the intersection of games, business, and entertainment, and seeks to mark the path towards the future.
For more information on the Worlds in Motion Summit at Austin GDC including a list of confirmed speakers and sessions, please see the official website http://www.austingdc.net/wim/index.htm.
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