Director, VR Design & Apps - Samsung - VRB, a Samsung Company
Christopher Paretti has worked at an intersection of games, design and research for the past 17 years. Most recently he was the CEO and co-founder of VRB, and early stage VR company focused on interconnected social VR experiences for mobile headsets. VRB was recently acquired by Samsung.
Early in his career he designed casual games at Freeverse and real-world games driven by cutting edge tech at Area/Code. As an R&D principal at Yahoo and Nokia, he built products for emerging markets & prototyped the future of social networks. As an executive at GREE he built and led the international design org to support over a dozen active mobile games in the US & Japan. He’s also taught interaction design and been a thesis advisor at the Graduate Design program at the California College of Art & he’s an alumni of NYU’s ITP program.