Damien Henry is head of innovation for the Google Arts & Culture Lab, where he directs a team of creative coders and organises artist residencies. He is the co-inventor of Google Cardboard, an award winning virtual reality headset in cardboard. Prior to Google, Damien was CTO of a voice analysis company and co-founded AudioGaming, a sound synthesis startup. He is also the creator of Novelab, a studio focused on cutting-edge technologies. Damien has an engineering degree in mechanics and acoustics. He is passionate about applying virtual reality and machine learning to arts.