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IT Visionaries


May 16, 2019

Phil Keslin (LinkedIn) first became interested in technology in the eighth grade and saw computers as a “great escape with interesting challenges.” He never lost that passion and today he is the CTO of Niantic, the lab behind the game that broke the internet — Pokemon Go.

In this interview, Phil and Ian go through the painful launch of Pokemon Go and discuss how Niantic was able to scale its system when the game was massively more popular than anyone anticipated. Plus, Phil details what he loves most about AR, which is its ability to open up new avenues of discovery in the real world by getting people up, active and engaged in what is happening around them.

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