A duo of industry leaders will curate Hybrid World Adelaide in conjunction with the Adelaide Film Festival and Events South Australia.
Mr Robert Tercek is a digital pioneer and one of the world’s most prolific creators of interactive content. He has created breakthrough entertainment experiences on every digital platform, including television, game consoles, broadband Internet, interactive television and mobile networks. His expertise spans media, telecommunications and software. The author of Vaporized: Solid Strategies for Success in a Dematerialized World, Robert is a sought after creative strategist, speaker and innovation expert. Digital Media Wire named him one of ‘25 Executives to Watch’ in 2009, and Variety dubbed him one of the ‘Digital Dozen’ most influential players in new media.
Ms Janet Gaëta (nee Carr) has been instrumental in bringing the understanding of the interactive world into homes of countless Australians. She created and ran ABC TV’s program dedicated to video games, Good Game, for more than a decade. In that time the show grew to include a program for younger gamers, Spawn Point, and the daily program Good Game Pocket.
Good Game received many awards including ITunes Podcast of the Year and the IT Journalism Award for Best Video Program in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Janet has hosted and appeared a variety of technology-related events including EB Games Expo, Pax Australia and Remix.
In 2016, Janet was the first female recipient of the Pacific Pillar of the Industry award at the MCV Pacific Awards recognizing her enormous contribution to the video gams industry. Janet understands and is passionate about the interactive world, and about building and engaging audiences. She will lead presentation of the public program for Hybrid World Adelaide.