Jeff Grantz is the director of Creative Technologies at Design Communications, Ltd in Boston. He is the former owner and director of the creative technology studio, Materials & Methods, as well as founder of Boston's Nighttime Contemporary Arts Festival "ILLUMINUS." Jeff attended the Rhode Island School of Design where he later taught in the departments of Industrial Design, Interior Architecture, and Foundation Studies. Jeff is a multidisciplinary designer, creative technologist, and producer of mixed-reality exhibitions.
The Design and Technology Panel focuses on the latest trends and innovations in XR design and technology. The panelists will explore the creative and technical challenges of designing immersive experiences and examine the potential of XR technology to influence communities and cities.