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Apurva Shah

Apurva Shah is a maker entrepreneur.

He is co-founder and CEO of Duality AI, were the team’s vision is to leverage virtual worlds for solving real problems. Duality’s Falcon platform provides digital twin simulation for the design and development of safe, predictable, and resilient smart systems. Customers include robotics and AI teams at DARPA, NASA-JPL, Honeywell and P&G.

This endeavor draws on Apurva’s prior roles as head of creative technology and design systems at Capital One, visual effects supervisor and member of the technical brain trust at Pixar, and SVP of global technology at Rhythm & Hues Studios. 
He is adjunct professor in the interaction design program at CCA and covers emerging technology topics such as Metaverse Design and Designing for Trust. He is a strategic advisor to Mumbai based real time technology studio, Green Rain.
His film credits include Ratatouille, Shrek, Finding Nemo, and Toy Story 3. He holds several innovative patents in simulation, rendering, and digital payments. He has served on the Siggraph committee and on the board of the Visual Effects Society. He currently serves as advisor for non-profit Kids & Art Foundation.