David Metcalf has more than 30 years of experience in the design and research of emerging technologies and IT systems converging to enable learning and healthcare. Dr. Metcalf is Director of the Mixed Emerging Technology Integration Lab (METIL) at UCF’s Institute for Simulation and Training. The team has built mHealth solutions, simulations, games, eLearning, mobile and enterprise IT systems for Google, J&J, Microsoft, Lowe’s, VA, U.S. military and UCF’s College of Medicine among others. Recent projects include ARO/UCF Blockchain and Quantum Defense Simulator, Quantum Awareness Training, AI Avengers, and Next Generation AI. Dr. Metcalf encourages spinoffs from the lab as part of the innovation process and has launched Moving Knowledge and several other for-profit and nonprofit ventures as examples.