Chaki Ng develops emerging technologies, ships products that serve millions and builds startup teams. Currently, he is an innovation executive at Viacom and Founder + Head of Viacom NEXT -- an VR + AR team that has shipped over 8 projects (on Steam and iOS stores and premiered at Sundance and SXSW) since mid-2016. He previously was SVP Product for MTV: designed + launched 15 video apps on  in 2 years and re-imagined VMA + MTV News with modern UX and 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 building wireless sensor networks, tangible + augmented interfaces, and digital markets + virtual currencies at Harvard (PhD+SM in Computer Science) and MIT (Research Projects at Media Lab). He also holds an MBA from MIT Sloan and a BS (Computer Science) from Northeastern. 

Some Past Projects  and Publications

Latest “Deep” Topics
AI + Deep Learning | Blockchain | Collective Intelligence | Design Sprints

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Entrepreneur-in-Residence / Advisor / Liaison Harvard iLab | MIT Martin Trust Center | NYC Media Lab NYC Media LabColumbia | MIT CSAIL


Upcoming events: Exploring Future Reality (NYC)  past events: AI & Future of Work (MIT)TakeOver VR/AR Panel (Toronto) | AR in Action (NYC) | AWE Expo (SF) | LDV Vision (NYC) | Media Summit NYCAR in Action (MIT) | Exploring Future Reality (2016)

Media Coverage
AdWeek | Rolling Stone | VR Focus