Emerging Technologies

Systems, services, research, hardware, or software products created with the aid of recently created or developed software and hardware technologies. Examples can include projects that incorporate the use of artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), blockchain technologies, robotics, biometrics, advanced materials or new production processes.

2023 Emerging Technologies Jury

  • Jury Captain

    Dan Lion

    Senior Director, Business Development + Sales, 3D, Shutterstock

    A self-described “technology junkie”, Dan Lion works with major Brands to chart their transition into an immersive 3D future.

    Dan has held leadership roles with companies including Kodak, Autodesk, TurboSquid and Technicolor. He co-founded Creative Bridge, a digital location based post-production services business for feature film and television production. He currently serves on the management team for Shutterstock 3D.