Soul Rider cloud data visualization expert
Assists Soul Rider in leveraging the most current methods to mine and interpret data amid large-scale cloud database visualizations in crowd sourcing scenarios. He has worked at the intersection of spatial sampling and computer vision as co-founder for several start-ups, including plexus, plnar, and Photon Factory.
Aiming to cross-pollinate computer vision with traditional archaeological techniques, Kevin co-founded has led INSIGHT since 02000. For INSIGHT, Kevin has organized digital cultural heritage projects in collaboration with La Mission Archéologique Française de Thèbes-Ouest (the French Mission to Thebes-West), École française d’Athènes (The French School in Athens), The National Science Foundation, United States National Parks Service and California State Parks, and more than a dozen other partners listed here.
Kevin has contributed to dozens of papers, and for five years served as Director of the Graduate Computer Arts Program at the Academy of Art University. Under Kevin’s direction, the program grew into the largest visual computing program in the United States, comprising more than 1,500 students. Kevin has collaborated with artists including Kiran Akal, Scott Stark, Anish Kapoor, Jamie Hyneman, and Laura Duke. Kevin was founder for the yearly New Media Colloquia whose lecturers include: Brenda Laurel, Joseph Lambert, Nick Philip, Chris Landreth, Charles Ostman, and Paul Debevec.