Having established a career in media, design and the creative industry since 1995, Lionel Chok decided to pursue his postgraduate studies in London to specialise in Creative Technologies and graduated with Distinction. His works focused on Augmented and Virtual Reality, including producing London’s first 360 VR dance, and a VR experience, “Singapore Inside Out (London)” for the Singapore Tourism Board.

Since returning to Singaopre, Lionel has been running iMMERSiVELY, a creative startup specialising in developing and delivering immersive tech applications and solutions across various industries. In 2019, iMMERSiVELY was commissioned by the National Arts Council Singapore to organise Noise Metaverse, an arts and immersive technology exhibition and learning programme in which 14 young artists were mentored by experienced artists who incorporate technology in their practice.

Lionel also served as a contributor (in VR) for Forbes Asia (2017-2018), committee member (ARVR) for SIGGRAPH Asia between 2017-2018, and is currently consulting and advising various companies on emerging technologies.