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Jonathon (Jono) Bishop

AR/VR Garage Community Manager, Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED)

Jono is the Community Manager at the AR/VR Garage, an Auckland facility designed to cultivate talent, capabilities and innovation in the creative technology sector and facilitate the growth of the AR/VR industry in Auckland. The AR/VR Garage community consists of world class companies working on innovative tech solutions in industries such as gaming, augmented and virtual reality, film making and more.

Jono has 12 years’ experience in AR/VR technology, starting out as a willing test subject at the Human Interface Technology Lab New Zealand (HIT Lab NZ) at the University of Canterbury, culminating in a Master of Design and Innovation, specialising in augmented reality technology.