Tim Milliron is Vice President of Engineering at Lytro, where he leverages his broad experience in computer graphics and cloud computing to drive engineering across hardware and software.
Tim began his career at Pixar, where he first specialized in large procedural set pieces and character rigging for films like Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc. and Finding Nemo. He led the characters and crowds group for Cars, which built hundreds of unique characters for the film as well as the software used to animate and simulate them. After Cars, Tim led software development for Pixar’s next generation articulation, animation and simulation systems, first used on Brave and now used studio-wide.
Most recently, Tim spent four and half years at Twilio, serving in senior leadership roles in engineering and product and tackling the scaling challenges of a hypergrowth cloud startup. During his time there, Tim helped grow the company’s team, revenue and infrastructure by more than 10x.
Passionate about film and photography, Tim comes from a long line of professional photographers in Salt Lake City, where many of his family’s photographs are now preserved at the Utah State Historical Society.
Tim’s work at Lytro is extraordinary. The firsts results of the Lytro can are overwhelming as you will see in the “Hallelujah” on show at the VR Days’ exhibition. Hear Tim speak about his incredible journey at Lytro and his vision on the future of Volumetric Video.