Chaki Ng

Chaki Ng is an innovation executive at Viacom. Currently he is founder and head of Viacom NEXT, which has launched various VR and AR titles since mid-2016. Previously he was SVP Product for brands like MTV, VH1, and CMT, and launched 15 TV Everywhere apps (iOS/Android/XBOX) and responsive sites with hundreds of millions of video streams annually.

He co-founded and sold Interactive Constructs, a 70-person adaptive eLearning platform company that powered innovative web products such as Read180 for top publishers (Scholastic, Harcourt, Pearson) that have a combined billion-plus student/teacher page views annually. Chaki holds PhD and SM degrees in Computer Science from Harvard, an MBA from MIT Sloan, and a BS in CS from Northeastern. His academic research includes wireless sensor networks, market design, virtual currencies, and pervasive computing. He currently also is studying AI and blockchains. Some of his projects are at chaki.com.

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