Ian began his VR career in 1988 where he teamed up with doctors and educators to create GUI’s for medical and educational tools to control computers using EEG, EMG, and EOG bio control sensors. Ian has recently been focused on VR/AR/MR/XR strategy and production onprojects for the NFL, Converse, Facebook, Google, Reebok, Spatialand (Walmart), Hershey’s, T-Mobile and others currently in development.
With 30 years of experience as executive and producer of VR/AR/MR/XR, experiential initiatives, branding, motion graphics, and visual effects, Ian has been awarded 11 Emmy nominations, 7 Emmy awards, 11 BDA awards, 4 Telly awards, and a Clio.
Ian VFX supervised and produced the futuristic AR Jarvis sequences for Ironman 1 & 2. He has produced over 50 feature title sequences and over 200 commercials for Fortune 500 brands worldwide. Ian launched and rebranded networks in over 20 countries worldwide for RTL, BSkyB, Star TV, MNET, ORT Russia, TV Norge, TV4 Sweden, Singapore TV 8 & 12 and CCTV China. Domestically he produced network and show branding for Discovery, HBO, Showtime, ESPN, Fox, MSNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, WB, Fox Sports, NFL Network, among many others. He has produced broadcast and screen graphics on 13 Oscars and live events such as the Grammys, Emmys, Stand Up to Cancer, Tony Awards, NFL Honors, and CMA’s.