President and Co-Founder of The Elumenati, LLC

D’nardo Colucci is President and co-founder of The Elumenati, LLC (2003).  Aside from business related responsibilities, he is responsible for overall system design matching immersive projection hardware and software solutions to customer needs,  He has a PhD in Optical Sciences from the University of Arizona Optical Sciences Center.

D’nardo has over 20 years experience designing optical systems including adaptive optics for telescopes, laser scanning
systems, custom lenses for theme park rides, head-mounted displays for virtual and augmented reality applications, optical
tracking systems and of course spherical projection systems.  D’nardo has been awarded 10 patents.

Previous positions include Staff Scientist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Computer Sciences Department, Director of Optical Engineering at Elumens Corporation and Industrial Liaison at the University of Minnesota Digital Design Consortium.

Speaker years: 
2017