DSCC will kick off the session with a forecast of XR markets. Panel participants include executives from leading companies addressing several different and important forefronts of AR/VR/MR (XR) technology. These panelists will provide their insights into the future of XR and how their products are poised to enhance future XR experiences and accelerate the growth of their targeted applications markets in XR.

Thursday, May 16th

Time:  9:45 AM

Moderator:  Gary Jones 

Guillaume Chansin
Director of Display Research

Dr. Guillaume Chansin is an analyst covering advanced and emerging displays. He has authored the DSCC reports on AR/VR and MicroLED displays. He is also a regular contributor to the DSCC Weekly Review Report. Prior to joining DSCC in 2020, he was Senior Product Line Manager at Plessey Semiconductors where he managed customer projects integrating MicroLED displays into AR/VR headsets.

Tongtong Zhu
CEO & Founder 

Tongtong serves as Porotech CEO & Founder and leads technology development and business operations through his vision to champion MicroLED innovations to the global market adoption. Tongtong has a PhD in Materials Science from Cambridge University, a diverse background of physics, electronics, engineering and materials science, 15+ years’ experience in the field of III-nitride semiconductor materials and devices and has developed numerous new materials and structure production processes whilst progressing the general community understanding of the science of materials growth.


Jeremy Hochman

Jeremy Hochman is co-founder of Megapixel, a pioneer in visual technology including processing, screen analytics, and display tech. He’s actively involved in SMPTE’s rapid industry solutions group, a member of the TV academy, and has been doing virtual production for 20 years since before it was called virtual production.

Julie Larson-reen
Chief Technology Officer
Magic Leap

Julie Larson-Green is Magic Leap’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Drawing on more than 35 years of experience leading engineering and design for top technology companies. Larson-Green oversees Magic Leap’s hardware, software, and product teams, and is responsible for the vision and execution of the company’s enterprise augmented reality technology platform.


Panelists include executives from companies that have created innovative products for use in advanced AR/VR/MR systems. The panel will discuss how the future of XR may evolve and how their technology and products can enhance or enable existing and future XR applications, including what barriers need to be overcome to continue the rapid growth of targeted XR markets.

Thursday, May 16th
Time:  10:40 AM

Jonas Zeuner
Vitrealab GmbH

Jonas earned his PhD in Physics from the Vienna Center for Quantum Science and Technology in 2018. He is the founder and CEO of VitreaLab, a company in Vienna, Austria, utilizing laser light distributed through waveguides as a light source for AR and VR display solutions. Before founding VitreaLab, he worked in world-leading integrated-optics groups, including MIT, Istituto di Fotonica e Nanotecnologie in Italy, and Universität Rostock in Germany. After 5 years of technical development, his company now offers ultra-bright light engines for smart glasses.

Jie Song
Vice President of Technology
Saphlux, Inc.

Dr. Jie Song serves as the Vice President of Technology at Saphlux, Inc., a renowned global leader in QD micro-LED solutions. Saphlux specializes in the design, development, and manufacturing of micro-LED displays tailored for business and home theaters, as well as micro-displays for AR/MR applications. The company's headquarters are situated in San Diego, CA.

Bruce Elliott
General Manager
Sidtek, Inc.

Bruce Elliott is the General Manager of N. America Sales for Semiconductor Integrated Technology (‘Sidtek’) Co. LTD.  Sidtek is located in Wuhu City and specializes in micro-OLED design and manufacturing.  Sidtek is quickly expanding micro-OLED production capacity to address the rapidly growing demand of AR/VR/MR products.  Bruce has more than three decades of experience in the display industry starting with design engineering roles and progressing to sales and leadership roles.  

Gary Jones
2024 Display Week Program Chair
CEO, Nanoquantum Sciences

Gary Jones is a serial entrepreneur active over 40 years in the development and commercialization of technologies including semiconductor and display microstructures and nanostructures, electron/proton optics, and photonics. Gary is presently CEO of Nanoquantum Sciences, which has developed the highest-brightness, near-IR diagnostic materials for imaging enhancement. Gary was the founder of eMagin Corporation (acquired by Samsung in 2023), the first company to demonstrate full-color video AMOLED displays and develop AR/VR commercial headsets utilizing OLED microdisplays, freeform optics, head tracking, and VR control software. He has published over 75 papers, holds over 80 patents, and received a SID Special Recognition Award for entrepreneurial leadership. Gary sits on several privately held company boards and is the Program Chair for SID Display Week 2024.