A real-life mad scientist, tech founder and viral filmmaker, Lucas Rizzotto is a creative technologist building inventions that change how millions of people think about technology.

Why you should listen

The creator of the viral web series Lucas Builds The Future, Lucas Rizzotto asks thoughtful questions and answers them with real inventions. Seen by tens of millions of people around the world, his tech projects are as innovative as they are entertaining, inspiring the masses to think about the relationship between humans and technology in entirely new ways. He's currently working on a mixed-reality startup named Pillow, creating AI-powered experiences designed to be played laying down in bed.

Rizzotto's work has been featured by several publications worldwide, including BBC, TMZ, IGN, Engadget and Newsweek. He's collaborated on tech projects with Microsoft, Snapchat, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, SpaceX, Meta and Google. He's lectured at Columbia, MIT and Stanford, while his VR films have premiered at Tribeca Film Festival, Sundance and Cannes.

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