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    Charlie Fink writes about XR on Forbes. Variety calls him “XR’s explainer-in-chief.” He is the author of the new book, Remote Collaboration, Virtual Conferences and the Future of Work (2020), and the critically acclaimed AR-enabled books Charlie Fink's Metaverse (2017), and Convergence, How The World Will Be Painted With Data (2019). Fink teaches XR at Chapman University Film School in Orange, California. 

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  • Bio

    Charlie Fink is a Forbes columnist and the author of a new book, "Remote Collaboration, Virtual Conferences and the Future of Work" (May 2020), and the critically acclaimed AR-enabled books "Charlie Fink's Metaverse" (2017), and "Convergence, How The World Will Be Painted With Data" (2019). He teaches XR at Chapman University Film School in Orange, California.

     

    Fink is a consultant to some of the leading companies in the XR (AR/VR) world. As a 28-year-old junior executive at Disney, Fink famously came up with the idea for "The Lion King." In the 1990s, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of VR pioneer Virtual World Entertainment. Variety called him “XR’s explainer-in-chief.”

     

    In addition to his work as head of story development for Disney Feature Animation during Disney’s second golden age of animation (1985-1992), Fink was Senior Vice President & Chief Creative Officer of AOL Studios (1995-1999), and President of American Greetings Interactive and Blue Mountain (2000-2004). His past experience includes successful exits from several startups.

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