Neville Spiteri is co-founder and CEO of Wevr, a leading virtual reality studio and network. As one of the top software engineers and creative executives in the industry, Neville has been at the forefront of interactive storytelling throughout his career influencing the evolution of VR.
Prior to founding Wevr, Neville served as producer and senior development director at Electronic Arts where he began to explore interactive storytelling while leading technology and production teams for five years. Earlier in his career, Neville was the director of product management on the ground floor team at EMC|Greenplum (now Pivotal), where he first met his Wevr co-founders, Anthony Batt and Scott Yara.
Neville began his career at Wavefront Technologies as a software engineer on the original team of the industry leading 3D animation product, Maya. After Wavefront Technologies, Neville moved to Los Angeles to join Digital Domain, James Cameron’s visual effects and digital production company as film technical director and digital effects supervisor where he worked on projects including “Apollo 13” and “Terminator 2/3D.” He then went on to gaming company, Square, where he worked on the animated feature “Final Fantasy.” Neville was on the cutting edge of machine vision technologies in the early 90s while at Perception Systems, a software development startup.
He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Brandeis University in Computer Science and Cognitive Science. Neville’s initial interest in VR was sparked when he read Howard Rheingold’s book, “Virtual Reality,” in 1991. He still owns the original copy today.