David Burden

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Gender Male
Occupation Consultant & Owner, Daden Limited
Introduction David has been involved in AI, VR and immersive environments since the 1990s. David set up Daden Limited in 2004 to help organisations explore and exploit the social and commercial potential of using chatbots, AI and virtual environments. David and his team have delivered over 100 virtual world and chatbot projects for clients across the globe, and Daden have won prizes for their work in the UK and USA. David was a finalist in BCS’s Machine Intelligence competition, spoke at the inaugural TEDxBrum on Digital Immortality and has authored over a dozen papers on virtual worlds and AI and recently published a book with Taylor & Francis New York on Virtual Humans. David's first presentation on the Metaverse was in 2007. David is an ex-Royal Signals officer, a Chartered European Engineer and is currently studying for a part-time PhD in Wargaming Urban Conflict, as well as being series co-editor for The Metaverse Series.
Interests virtual worlds, metaverse, virtual humans, chatbots, conversational AI, virtual reality, space exploration, wargaming, hiking, wild places