JUNE 8 & 9, 2020 TRACKS

Panel discussion

The Client-to-Cloud Revolution: Enabling the Next Era of Computing

Neil Schneider – The International Future Computing Association (TIFCA)

The next era of computing is seen as a world of any place, any time, and any device user experiences made possible by hybrid client-cloud technologies and enriched pathways for content and application makers alike. The journey to this era is called the Client-to-Cloud Revolution and involves a far-reaching ecosystem that includes compute, broadband and wireless technologies like 5G, immersive technology, innovative tools and content, and much more.
This panel of industry leaders share their insights on what this next computing generation could look like and what’s required to make it work.

Personal Profile
Neil Schneider
Executive Director – The International Future Computing Association (TIFCA)

Neil Schneider is best known for founding Meant to be Seen (mtbs3D.com), the first modern stereoscopic 3D gaming community and the launch point of products like the Oculus Rift, the Virtuix Omni, the open source Vireio Perception VR drivers, and more. Neil also served as Manager of Immersive Technology Services for the Faculty of Business and IT at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, and was the founder of The Stereoscopic 3D Gaming Alliance which the Immersive Technology Alliance and TIFCA is born from.

Company Presentation
The International Future Computing Association

The International Future Computing Association is a network of member companies and institutions that each play a part in what are, and will be, the ultimate tools and experiences that impact our daily lives using computer technology and media.
TIFCA’s mission is to lay down the groundwork and enhance the viability of enabling what’s next. We achieve this through influential membership meetings, stakeholder education, market-building events, special initiatives, and more.


Reuven Bakalash
CEO – Adshir

Ryan McCall
Director Global Sales & Marketing – UL Benchmarks

Steve Sullivan
Partner, General Manager : Mixed Reality Capture Studios – Microsoft

Adam Glick
Technical Marketing Lead, Visual Cloud Technologies – Advanced Micro Devices

Luke Ritchie
Head of Interactive Arts – Nexus Studios

Nigel Tierney
Head of Content – Verizon Media /Ryot