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The VRTOC Team

Keram Malicki-Sanchez

Executive Director
Keram founded both VRTO & FIVARS in 2015. A graduate of UCLA’s certification programs in Cinematography, Producing and Digital Media, he is also an alumnus of Werner Herzog’s Rogue Film School, and has 30 years of experience as an actor. Keram has spoken about the intersection of technology and the arts, highlights include: NXNE, Cinegear Expo, the Toronto Star, Toronto Tech Week, CNE Innovation Garage, Digital Hollywood, Discovery Channel, Business News Network, SiriusXM, Zoomer TV, ideacity, Malia Probst’s Real Virtual Show podcast and NAB, among others. He is also the editor in-chief of IndieGameReviewer.com, and founder of VR production company Transportive.Technology and Constant Change Media Group, a 360 media company and consultation firm with strong ties to both the Toronto & Los Angeles markets. He is also on Digital Hollywood’s Immersive Entertainment – Influencer Board of Advisors. Contact

Chrissy Aitchison

Production Manager
Over 10 years experience planning and executing marketing & sales plans for Canada Logistics Conference—an annual, national professional development & networking conference. She has been involved in event production with Constant Change Media Group for the past 15 years.

Melanie Smith

Logistics Manager

Over 10 years experience in corporate environments, managing schedules and logistics for VIP executives. Extensive involvement in event coordination and execution including book launches, media relations, and business development initiatives.

 

Josh Miles Joudrie

Event Production Advisor/ A/V Lead
Entertainment industry veteran, audio engineer, and tour manager with over two and half decades experience in live concerts, film, and festival production. Extensive A/V coordination/execution for major festivals worldwide.

Michael Duhacek

Senior A/V Coordinator

From the G20 to the Microsoft Summit, Michael Duhacek has been working for staging and live event companies all over Canada for more than a decade. Specializing in media production, Michael spends his time developing VR applications for corporate audio visual use and writing about videogames for IGR.

 

Advisory Board

 

Dr. Maria Karam

Dr Maria Karam is a computer scientist, and an inventor turned entrepreneur. Her research focuses on sensory computing for humans, for virtual and natural interactions. Maria is a co-inventor of the Emoti-Chair, and Founder of TADs inc. She is also co-founder of eye-live media, the Coffee Lab, Vibrafusion Lab, and Silicon Drinkabout Toronto. Karam is also a visiting senior scholar at Kings College London and director of research for the Vibrafusion Lab.

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