Over two decades, Garry Hare founded and/or held senior management positions with companies creating rich media and enabling technologies. These solutions usher in new forms of mobile education, entertainment and advocacy. He was President and CEO of Amiga, Inc.; Executive Vice President of Into Networks, with worldwide responsibility for Broadband Media; President and COO of OZ.com, creators of the first virtual world and the Intel virtual museum project. He was founder and CEO of the award-winning digital publisher, Fathom Pictures, specializing in sports simulations. He was also founding CEO of Philips Media Europe. As head of this European interactive publishing company, he built management and design teams to support the creation and distribution of entertainment and education productions throughout Europe. In addition, he has created digital products and/or media strategy for companies such as LucasFilm, the Griffin Group, Philips N.V., Ericsson and Apple Computer, among many others.
Garry Hare is affiliated with The American Psychological Association, The Broadcast Educators Association, CTIA, The National Association of Broadcasters, The Earth Institute, The Surfrider Foundation, The World Affairs Council, The Commonwealth Club, The Environmental Forum and others.
As a producer, Garry Hare has been acknowledged with the Cindy Award, 5 InVision Awards, the NEVI, CDIA and Paris Super Show awards, as well as Best Consumer Product at Japan’s Flower and Green, among others. He is a frequent speaker on topics such as Innovation; Media; and the impact of Real Time data and information at conferences around the world. Recent conferences include the Immersive Tech Summit; the Conference on Immersive Education; the Augmented Reality Event; The National Association of Broadcasters; the Broadcast Educators Association; MILIA; The Forbes New Economy Conference; The Conference on Disruptive Innovation; The American Film Institute; The Sedona Conference on Technology and Education; the Edinburgh Conference; Personal Technology Outlook; the World Affairs Council; the London Conference on Interactive Media; CES; MipComm; CTIA; The Advanced Center for Computer Studies; The Screen Actors Guild; and others. Multimedia Producer Magazine selected him as one of the World’s Top 100 producers.
Industry Expertise (7)
Areas of Expertise (11)
Best Consumer Product (professional)
(2014) Awarded by the Paris Super Show.
Top Ten Mentors (professional)
(2014) Awarded by The Intel/American Film Institute Mentor's Program for Enhanced Television.
Worlds 100 Top Producers (professional)
(2014) Awarded by Multimedia Producer Magazine.
University of Southern California: PhD, Applied Behavioural Sciences 1976
California State University - Fullerton: MS, Political Science 1971
University of San Francisco: BS, Philosophy & Marketing 1967
- The American Psychological Association
- The Broadcast Educators Association
- The National Association of Broadcasters
- The Earth Institute
- The Surfrider Foundation
- The World Affairs Council
- The Commonwealth Club
- The Environmental Forum
Event Appearances (2)
Ethics and Emerging Technology (Panel)
IEEE International Symposium on Ethics in Science, Technology and Engineering Chicago, IL.
The World Goes Mobile
Fielding Community Gathering San Francisco, CA.
While the experience of grief clearly changes the way we use social media, the possibility lingers that social media may also influence and mediate the nature of grief itself. Professor Garry Hare argues toward this end. He praises social media for its work in “fomenting the grieving process…it sets it within the context of a community that comes together and says you are not alone. And that helps.”...