Chaki Ng develops emerging technologies, ships products that serve millions and builds startup teams. Currently, he is exploring blockchains + mechanism design. Most recently, he was an innovation executive at Viacom and Founder + Head of Viacom NEXT -- an VR + AR studio team that rapidly shipped over 8 projects (on Steam and iOS stores and premiered at SundanceSXSW and White House) in just over a year. He previously was SVP Product for MTV: led multiple product teams that designed + launched 15 video apps on  in just 2 years and re-imagined VMA + MTV News with modern UX + design processes and data science.  He co-founded + sold  a 65-people eLearning company that powered thousands of K-12 + college classrooms for top educational providers such as Scholastic + Harcourt. His brains were heavily re-wired while designing distributed systems (sensor networks + cloud / grid networks) using strategyproof digital markets powered by mechanism design and virtual currencies at Harvard (PhD + SM in Computer Science) and tangible + augmented interfaces at MIT (Research Projects at Media Lab). He also holds an MBA from MIT Sloan and a BS (Computer Science) from Northeastern. 

Current Interests
Blockchains + Mechanism Designn + Distributed Systems | AI + Deep Learning | VR + AR

Some Past Projects | Academic Publications

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Entrepreneur-in-Residence | Advisor Harvard iLab | MIT Martin Trust Center | NYC Media Lab | Columbia | MIT CSAIL TribalScale |

Find me next at: MIT Bitcoin Expo | MIT Business of Blockchain | ODSC East  past events (* speaker): Exploring Future Reality* | AI & Future of Work (MIT)TakeOver VR/AR Panel* | AR in Action (NYC)* | AWE Expo | LDV Vision | Media Summit NYC* | AR in Action* | Exploring Future Reality*

Some Talks on YouTube
Exploring Future Reality | Another One | AR in ActionMayo Clinic Transform 
Some Press Coverage
AdWeek | Rolling Stone | VR Focus | MORE...

The future belongs to those who belive in the beauty of their dreams.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt”