Jack McCauley, Co-founder of Oculus and Innovator-in-Residence at Berkeley University, will discuss the evolution of artificial intelligence, at Dublin Tech Summit 2024.


Dublin Tech Summit has a full agenda, which includes a diverse range of keynotes, talks and panel discussions on all areas of cutting-edge technology.

With new iterations of AI being introduced on an almost daily basis, it behoves us to understand the evolution of this extraordinary technology which it’s still in its relative infancy.

Jack McCauley, Co-founder of Oculus and Innovator-in-Residence at Berkeley University, will talk us through the humble beginnings of AI in gaming to the sophisticated developments of today. McCauley brings a unique perspective and will provide a primer in the past, present and possible future of AI technology.

Keynote Speaker

Jack McCauley, Co-founder of Oculus and Innovator-in-Residence at Berkeley University

Jack McCauley an Innovator in Residence at Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation at UC Berkeley, Professor at UC Berkeley, Co-Founder of Oculus, an American engineer, hardware designer, inventor, video game developer and philanthropist.

He is best known for designing the guitars and drums for the Guitar Hero video game series, and as a co-founder and former chief engineer at Oculus VR. At Oculus, McCauley designed and built the Oculus DK1 and DK2 virtual reality headsets. Oculus was acquired by Facebook for $2 Billion.

McCauley holds numerous U.S. patents for inventions in software, audio effects, virtual reality, motion control, computer peripherals, and video game hardware and controllers. He was awarded a full scholarship to attend University of California, Berkeley where he earned a BSc., EECS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in 1986. He has authored numerous research papers in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and mathematical modelling of AI-based systems and is currently pursuing new projects at his private R&D facility and hardware incubator in Pleasanton, California.


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