Marco Tempest / Techno-Illusionist

Marco’s digital illusions and augmented realities were ideal for the emerging digital world. This was a brand of illusion that contemporary audiences could grasp. The Internet and social media proved to be the perfect showcase for Marco’s innovative ideas. Illusion, technology and a creative approach to storytelling made Marco one of the most popular speakers at popular speakers at technology conferences all over the world including the annual TED get together.

A keen advocate of the open source community, Marco shares his ideas with artists, writers and technologists pushing them to explore and test the boundaries of the digital world. As a Directors Fellow at the prestigious MIT Media Lab he collaborates with researchers and scientists fascinated with the role that illusion plays in everyday life.

AVAILABLE BOTH VIRTUAL AND LIVE in Person

VIRTUAL  -Marco Tempest specializes in developing immersive experiences of future technologies. Taking ideas about advanced technology, and how we might interact with it, and finding innovative ways to bring those concepts alive. In his virtual presentation, Marco will combine mixed reality, storytelling, gestural sensing and swarm robotics to give us a glimpse of a delightful augmented future right now.

LIVE IN PERSON

“Inventing the Impossible” Keynote Experience
The magician makes the impossible possible. He tells stories that hold us spellbound. He makes us believe in magic. It is the ultimate suspension of disbelief. In Inventing the Impossible Marco reveals the psychology, technology and creativity that goes into creating magical experiences. It is an inspirational presentation about problem solving, creative thinking and engaging audiences whether from a platform or the Internet. He urges the inner artist, writer and creative voice in all of us to push our boundaries. To share our discoveries and our talents. To collaborate with our peers. And use our individual resources to become part of something bigger. To think the impossible. And get it done.
Inventing the Impossible pushes audiences beyond personal barriers to achieve truly extraordinary results. This program is able to be tailored to the audience. Marco will have a conference call with clients in advance of his speech. Marco will participate in a Q&A session or meet & greet after his presentation, if requested.