Christopher Jaynes is the founder & CTO of Mersive Technologies. In 2006, Jaynes co-founded Mersive and now serves as the company’s Chief Technology Officer. He received his Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the School of Computer Science at the University of Utah, and went on to receive his doctoral degree at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he worked on camera calibration and aerial image interpretation technologies that were then used by the federal government. In 2000, he helped found the University of Kentucky Center for Visualization and Virtual Environments where he studied problems related to virtual reality and novel display systems. Prior to Mersive, the Metaverse Lab he founded conducted research related to video surveillance, human-computer interaction and display technologies. It was recognized as one of the leading laboratories for computer vision and interactive media.