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Eugene Capon          

Social Media Futurist & Children's Book Author

Upon entering the design field, Eugene Capon took a position at Creosity, LLC. He worked his way up from an intern to the Head of Creative. There his efforts were on making the the flagship product SignPassage, an all in one digital display system, a success and helping overseeing it placed in 140,000 locations in 36 countries. He was responsible for creating content for clients like McDonalds, Jack-in-the-Box, Clarke Systems and In and out burger.

Capon entered the XR field in June of 2016. Previously a social media art director, he self produced/animated the 360 film Journey VR which was to be shown at Seattle Fashion Week. The short film was well received and was quickly included as a staff pick by VeeR, Adobe and the Seattle International Film Festival. Soon after it was included for the steam 360 program where it was the top 360 film for over 30 days. He followed up by recreating the first level of Super Mario Bros as a 360 video which currently has over 1.2 million views on YouTube.

He is the creator of Glitched: A VR Talk Show, the first in VR talk show to be ordered by a network in 2017. The show ran for a total of 3 seasons (one season on Altspace and 2 seasons on High Fidelity). Guests included Ijustine, Billy the Fridge, Barnacules Nerdgasm, Tribal Instincts, Andrew Edwards and Ella Darling.

Capon is a prolific public speaker on the subject matter of XR and social media. His speaking credits include VRLA, Seattle Creators Day, Vloggerfair, Twitch Stage Live at Emerald City Comicon, Eastside VR, Augmented Reality Los Angeles and Seattle After Effects Meetup (The countries largest AE meetup). He has also made numerous media appearances in various forms including DOPE Magazine, Pixvana blog, Nextshark online magazine, GoMedia, Pro Video Podcast, Rev VR Podcast, Studio 110 with DJ Dirty Harry and Becoming Human Podcast.

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