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Could interoperability hold the key to cracking the metaverse?

One avatar to rule them all

What will people wear in the metaverse? Could avatars be interoperable across platforms? How can businesses provide value to their customers through insights and loyalty programs?

These and other questions need to be answered before companies fully commit to the metaverse.

In the latest episode of Future Sight, metaverse expert Stu Richards and host Kary Bheemaiah discuss the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead for businesses in the VR world.

NFTs and blockchain technology are still in the early stages of use cases but the potential for brands has been revealed. Nike and other brands are discovering that the amount of customer data available from the virtual space might be worth the early investment.

Pioneers in the sphere of 3D are forging ahead. It’s time to find out if businesses are being left behind in the real world.

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About the Speakers

Kary Bheemaiah

Chief Technology and Innovation Office (CTIO), Capgemini Invent, and Co-Lead of the Metaverse-Lab
My global role at Capgemini Invent is to define and connect the world of emerging technologies, outline business and sector implications, inform go-to-market plans, and help create new client-specific solutions. I am also co-lead of the Capgemini Group’s recently launched Metaverse-Lab, helping clients shape and execute their metaverse strategies,. I am also a member of the Group’s Technology, Innovation & Ventures Council and co-host of Capgemini Invent’s Future Sight podcast on Emerging Technologies. Current areas of focus are : Blockchain and Web3, Quantum Technologies, Synthetic Biology, Human-Machine Understanding

Stu Richards

Partner Success Lead at Gigantik and Co-founder at both VERSED and TOXIC
Stu Richards, otherwise known as MetaMike, has been immersed in metaverse related technologies for the last few years. With his extensive background in digital marketing enabled him to develop strategies for brands wanting to participate in the space. As Partner Success lead at Gigantik, he has been helping brands get more out of their loyalty programs with the use of NFTs to take brands’ customer experiences to the next level.