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Philip Rosedale    

Inventor; Founder of High Fidelity & Linden Lab; Virtual World & Metaverse Expert

Philip Rosedale is the Founder of Linden Lab, parent company of Second Life, an open-ended, Internet-connected virtual world and pioneering metaverse.

Following Second Life, he worked on several projects related to distributed work and computing. Excited by innovations in these areas and the proliferation of new VR-enabling devices, he re-entered the virtual worlds space in 2013, co-founding High Fidelity, a company devoted to exploring the future of next-generation shared virtual reality. Rosedale rejoined Second Life in 2022, as Strategic Advisor, focused on helping to shape and build a better metaverse.

Prior to Linden Lab, Rosedale created an innovative Internet video conferencing product, FreeVue, which was later acquired by RealNetworks, where he went on to become Vice President and CTO.


Philip Rosedale's High Fidelity cuts deal with Second Life maker
Rosedale is the founder of both companies. He started Linden Lab in 1999 and helped inaugurate the first metaverse craze around virtual worlds with the launch ...
Second Life's creator is returning to advise the original metaverse
Second Life's founder Philip Rosedale will rejoin the company he founded in 1999 as a strategic advisor after High Fidelity, the spatial audio company ...

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