Innovation Project Engineer, CableLabs
Eric Klassen is an Innovation Project Engineer at CableLabs working to advance AI technologies for the cable industry and home media. Eric is also an Executive Producer of the award-winning innovation film series: The Near Future. In partnership with USC, he recently produced an AI Agent prototype that can respond appropriately to the emotions of a bullied child. He continues to work in multi-state natural language, emotive analytics, and volumetric media. His long-term vision is to produce media that allows the user’s unique psychology to drive the forces of the story experience. Eric taught New Media Production at The University of Southern California and is the visionary and co-founder of SkatePass, a disruptive educational company operating worldwide since 2006 and was named in the Top 50 Innovative Educational Companies by Trendhunter.