Karl S. aka KES is a special breed of innovation & invention laboratory in technology fusing arts & sciences. Having worked for NASA, Sony, Philips, Swarovski, Artnet and Apple, his 40+ years of expertise ranges from creating electronics, machine learning solutions to advanced design and innovative interfaces, developing games, bot systems and satellite communications – all of which is nowadays rarely found in the IT industry.
This senior developer “bear” is delivering top-notch industry grade products and designs, creating sophisticated hardware and software solutions for IT and media-clients. His extraordinary skills and interdisciplinary scope spans media design, machine learning, distributed database design, 3D engines, knowledge media systems and advanced iOS Apps.
Former brain researcher & new media artist – now narrative interaction designer specialising in educational games & interactive documentaries. As a consultant, writer and speaker in the human tech interfaces embedded with storytelling in our society of brains: connecting the what and the how with the why of Interactive Storytelling and Experience Design. Special interest in building bridges in between Europe and the East (foremost China & Japan).
Work and speaking engagements for Torino Filmlab, Harvard University, Volkswagen, Mediadesk Lithuania, PETA, Stockholm School for Dramatic Arts, Global Ecovillage Network, Beijing University (China), PwC, Russian Documentary Forum, Tamkang Univ. Taipeh (Taiwan), Future & Reality of Gaming Conference, Karlovy Vary Filmfestival, etc.