Mark Pesce is an inventor, writer, educator and broadcaster.
In 1994 Pesce co-invented VRML, a 3D interface to the World Wide Web.
Pesce has written five books, including The Playful World: How Technology is Transforming Our Imagination, which used toys such as Furby and PlayStation to explain our interactive future.
As an educator, Pesce founded graduate programs in interactive media at both the University of Southern California’s world-famous Cinema School, and the Australian Film, Radio and Television School.
For seven years, Pesce was a panelist and judge on the ABC’s hit series The New Inventors, as well as a regular commentator on technology and society for JJJ Hack, The Drum Live, and ABC Local Radio.
In 2006, Pesce founded FutureSt, a Sydney consultancy dedicated to helping clients negotiate the challenges presented by our hyperconnected future.