WE ARE SPECULAR THEORY.
A Virtual Reality Production Company and Creative Technology Lab located in Venice, California.
May has been a special effects expert in the motion picture industry for more than 25 years, working on 30+ Hollywood films, including two Academy Award winners: Spiderman II (which won for Best Visual Effects), and Happy Feet (Best Animated Feature Film). Morris is an avid surfer, kitesurfer and snowboarder. He has been a speaker and panelist for numerous tech and VR events including TEDx, Singularity University, Digital LA, Digital Hollywood and is member of MaiTai Global.
Ryan brings extensive agency and client side experience in digital marketing and brand strategy, working with clients ranging from startups to Fortune 100 brands to celebrities and musicians. In 2017, Ryan was named one of LA's Top 20 Women in VR and appointed to be on the VR Society Steering Committee. She is also a member of MaiTai Global, Summit Series, The Women's CLUB of Silicon Valley. She has been a speaker, moderator and panelist for CES, TEDx and Singularity University as well as VR events hosted by Mediashift, CAA and NAB Show. She is also a published expert in two books - The Seven Pearls of Financial Wisdom , which was named Top Business Book in 2012 by The Library Journal, and What is Virtual Reality.
Greg is an immersive designer specializing in user experience and art. He graduated from L’Ecole de Design Nantes Atlantique with a Research, Innovation and Virtual Reality double masters degree in France. With a background in motion design and VFX, he is constantly pushing boundaries in VR hardware and storytelling.
In a career spanning 30 years, Orlando Jones has embodied versatility, MTV crowned him the King of Fandom in 2015. In 2016, he hosted and produced content for the digital broadcast of The Academy Awards, and his one man show and international tour kicked off with a Comedy Central special in Johannesburg, South Africa. 2017 will be an exceptionally exciting year:
Book of Love hit theaters in January with Maise Williams & Jason Sudeikis.
He joined forced with Roberto Orci to executive produce Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: War Within The Cartel film for Amazon and Twitch.
He stars opposite Laurence Fishburne as Oliver Tambo in Madiba; and Jones will bring Anansi to life for the highly-anticipated American Gods series. As CEO of Driveby Entertainment, an immersive content studio, the king of fandom loves engaging with fans and telling stories on any platform.
Chris Moore is an entrepreneur. Current score: 3 public, 2 acquired, one smoldering crater. Chris was founder & CEO of iPass (NASD:IPAS) as well as Invisible IT (acquired). In 1996 the best VC objection to funding iPass was that we made the big assumption that people would want to check their e-mail everyday…. really. In pre-historic times he was a staff researcher at the University of Michigan and his mom had to drive him to a summer job where he wrote software for the first computerized real-estate MLS system.
Louie is an east coast native who has worked as an editor in Los Angeles since 2012. In addition to editing the award-winning independent film Nowhereland (2017), he's also worked in post production for music videos for some of the industry's leading artists including One Republic, Calvin Harris, Jennifer Lopez and Ellie Goulding. Louie brings his extensive knowledge and experience in editing and post production to the innovative world of VR. Louie is a skiing enthusiast and a graduate of Boston University's Film and Television program.