Kevin Curtis, PhDSenior VP, Head of Hardware | Magic Leap
Kevin has been with Magic Leap for 7.5 years most recently as Vice President of Optical Engineering. Prior to this Kevin was Chief Scientist of Illumination Systems at RealD working on laser projection and direct view for digital cinema. Before RealD, for 10 years he was founder and CTO and eventually CEO of InPhase Technologies, an optical data storage company. While at InPhase, he helped raised more than $150M. Kevin spun InPhase out of Bell Laboratories, where he was a Member of Technical Staff at Murray Hill, New Jersey. He has authored more than 120 US patents, one book, and more than 100 presentations on optical systems, holography, projection systems, and lasers. Kevin received his BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California. Other interests include running, rock climbing and triathlons.