Steven Schkolne

Steven Schkolne

The Vain Company

Steven Schkolne is one of the world’s foremost experts in interface design. For his PhD at Caltech he built the world's first full body VR painting software, laying the foundation for many of today’s VR builders such as TiltBrush and Quill. Today he continues to forge new paths with his innovation agency The Vain Company, which has done everything from building AR apps for kids in partnership with Crayola, to making the world's first robots react movie trailer for Fox, to building a life saving VR training application for utility workers. He puts his tireless exploration of the past, present, and future of computation, into frequent Medium articles, including a recent series on machine consciousness.