Ted spends his time in a unique role in the motion picture entertainment industry.
As the Futurist at Paramount pictures, Ted works with studio leadership and the
technology teams at Paramount / Viacom, exploring forms of new and emerging
technologies, with an emphasis on Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality.
Prior to joining Paramount, Ted was the Futurist at 20th Century Fox, where he
worked on the evolving art, science and technology of advanced interactive visual
storytelling. He was part of the creation team for the Martian VR and Wild VR
experiences, which premiered at CES and Sundance as groundbreaking projects that
pushed the envelope of Virtual Reality storytelling.
Ted was an integral part of the product development team at RED Digital Cinema as a
founding member and the company’s first employee. The Red One and Epic cameras
have made a significant impact on the Motion Picture Industry, with many of the world’s
biggest movies now being shot with these ultra high resolution digital movie cameras.
Ted is one of the founders and creators of the G-Tech product line of advanced hard
drive storage products. As one of the most recognized brands in that industry, they are
implemented worldwide at the highest levels on cinema, episodic television, sports and
Before being part of the founding teams at RED Digital Cinema and G-Tech, Ted was
on the team that developed and launched the Macintosh desktop video division of AJA
Video Systems, creating professional video products in tandem with Apple. These
products are used on a massive scale worldwide for video production and post at the
highest levels, on many of the world’s biggest movies, TV series and sporting events.
Ted has presented worldwide at numerous conferences on the advancements in next
generation visual experiences for the movie, television and, interactive entertainment
industries. He’s been featured in Wired, Variety, NY Times, LA Times, Wall Street
Journal, Fast Company, The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, NBC, CNET, Studio Daily,
Videography, Film and Video, DV Magazine, TV Technology, HD Video Pro, Engadget,
Gizmodo, Millimeter, American Cinematographer, MacWorld, Post Magazine, Popular
Science, and countless other publications discussing his areas of passion and