While Jason focuses primarily on his NextGen Interactions clients, he is also Chief Scientist at Digital ArtForms and Adjunct Visiting Professor at the Waterford Institute of Technology, serves on the advisory boards of multiple companies focusing on VR technologies, coordinates the Research Triangle Park-VR Meetup, and speaks about VR at various events throughout the world. Jason has been creating VR systems and applications for about 20 years, working on over 60 VR-related projects across more than 30 organizations. He holds a PhD and an MS in Computer Science, from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He earned his BS in Computer Science from Washington State University. Jason is the author of the Morgan & Claypool Publishers book The VR Book: Human-Centered Design for Virtual Reality.