Aaron Norstad

Guest | Star Wars Robotic Software Manager, AR Producer at Facebook

The latest episode of our CES Special sees Dean in conversation with Aaron Norstad in an episode that takes you to a galaxy far, far away, and back again. Aaron discusses fulfilling a childhood dream as Technical Project Manager at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, fact and fiction in robotics, and how COVID is accelerating roboticized reliance.

The Former Director of Production at Disney Consumer Products, Aaron is an experience specialist who focuses on bending technology innovations to enable the development of immersive and interactive media.
 
  Aaron led the talented Imagineers (and 100+ audio-animatronic robots) to launch Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Most recently, Aaron has been helping to enhance how people and communities can be more present through AR experiences in Facebook Messenger.
Robert Day

Guest | Director of Autonomous Vehicles at ARM

In conversation with Robert Day – Director of Autonomous Vehicles at ARM – today's chat steers us towards a utopian future for transport. Along the road, we discuss the tech behind vehicle autonomy and the challenges with legal frameworks and public perception.

Savannah Peterson

Guest | Founder, Connector, Enabler

This episode’s guest finds her flow state on stage; Savannah Peterson is part of the Forbes Under 30 in Consumer Tech and has revelled in her role as an international speaker. Today, Savannah talks 2020, pandemic-enforced changes in communication and collaboration, as well as hopes for events to return in all their glory.

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