Work & Collaboration in the Metaverse with Stefanie Palomino & Room3D

What happens when a sci-fi enthusiast with a passion for cutting-edge technology sets out to revolutionize the future of work and collaboration?

Meet Stefanie Palomino, CPO and general manager of Room3D and former CEO of Red Lab Group, as she shares her journey from a love of science fiction to the creation of a groundbreaking Metaverse platform. In this captivating conversation, we explore how Room3D combines 3D technology and video streaming to create a functional virtual world that fosters emotional connections and safe spaces, transforming the way we interact online.

Diving deeper into the world of Room3D, we discuss the importance of emotions and innovative design in creating an atmosphere that encourages creativity and productivity. Touching on topics such as the shift to game worlds and the significance of having safe spaces in the Metaverse, Stefanie offers a glimpse into the endless possibilities of digital collaboration. Don't miss out on this fascinating episode as Stefanie Palomino shares her vision for a creative, productive, and enjoyable virtual world for businesses.

Room3D: The Future of Work in the Metaverse and Web3

In today's increasingly digital world, the future of work is transforming before our eyes. Technology has been gradually reshaping our work patterns, shifting the traditional office-based approach to a more flexible, hybrid model. Among the most exciting advancements pushing this transformation is the development of the Metaverse and Web3 technologies. A prime example of this innovation is Room3D, a game-changing platform set to revolutionize our work experiences.

In this podcast episode interview with Stefanie Palomino, she shed light on how the platform is enhancing our work routines and carving out its niche for companies in the Metaverse space.

Breaking Free from the Grid

One of the most fascinating aspects of Room3D lies in its commitment to facilitating memorable experiences. With a spatial design mirroring real-world interactions, the platform stands in stark contrast to flat grid meetings that we've become all too familiar with on Zoom. Palomino recalls past meetings held in virtual spaces, emphasizing the advantage of spatial memory, a feature absent in traditional video conferencing.

Beyond its spatial arrangement, Room3D also incorporates an emotional design process. The platform's creators focus not only on functionality but also on the emotions that different colors, proportions, and dynamics can evoke in a virtual room. This approach disrupts conventional meeting setups and promotes a more creative and dynamic environment, a concept that reflects Room3D's mission to "break the grid."

Metaverse: The New Normal

Palomino admits that the Metaverse conversation is complex and multifaceted. The original vision of the Metaverse revolved around a single, unified platform. However, what we see today are several microverses, each serving its own unique purpose.

Room3D prides itself on being a microverse that reduces friction for its users. Unlike other platforms, Room3D doesn't require users to create avatars, enabling a quick transition to a meeting setup. This user-centric approach highlights Room3D's commitment to ensuring that people feel connected and represented in the way they wish to be.

Yet, Room3D's design goes beyond public spaces, focusing on creating "safe spaces" for those invited to the meeting. This priority of privacy ensures users can have focused, effective discussions without the concern of external disruptions.

Hybrid Work: The Future of Work

The evolution of work patterns, accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, saw an increasing number of people embracing remote work. While this shift brought about challenges, it also introduced new business opportunities for efficiency and flexibility.

Room3D, as an advocate of remote work culture, is built with this hybrid model in mind. The platform takes advantage of the inherent benefits of remote work, such as reduced commute time and costs, while delivering a dynamic meeting experience that rivals in-person meetings.

By integrating Room3D into their workflow, businesses can save significant amounts of time and money, reducing office space requirements and travel expenses.

Embracing the Room3D Experience

As Room3D continues to innovate, it offers a range of virtual spaces to choose from. Each room is carefully designed with particular considerations, allowing users to select a room that best suits their meetings' needs and mood.

So if you're ready to embrace the future of work in the Metaverse and leverage the power of Web3, Room3D might just be the solution you've been looking for.

If you're still skeptical, remember that the future of digital economy waits for no one. The shift to a more hybrid and flexible work model is already in motion. It's not about replacing the physical world with virtual reality but enhancing our experiences by merging the best of both worlds. Room3D and platforms like it are leading the charge, providing us with a sneak peek of what the future of work could look like in the Metaverse.

The question is not whether we will adapt, but when. Are you ready to get the most out of new technologies, virtual experiences and join the revolution?

Stefanie Palomino, Room3D

Stefanie Palomino, Room3D

KEY HIGHLIGHTS   (see clickable version on

[01:58] Can you share your journey and what led you to become the CPO and General Manager of Room3D? 

[05:25] What makes Room3D unique and how it's transforming the future of work and collaboration?   

[9:49] Is it possible for an organization that hosts events to offer different rooms, such as Room3D, as a choice for holding an event? 

[13:01] How does Room differentiate itself from other metaverses in terms of accessibility and user experience, particularly in terms of the friction involved in entering the virtual space and the use of avatars?

[18:07] What are the advantages and disadvantages of virtual meetings in comparison to real-world meetings, especially considering factors like energy costs and the impact on individual energy levels? 

[21:18] Do you envision a future where a hybrid work model, with a significant number of people working remotely or from home while others work at the office, becomes the prevailing balance? 

[24:52] Where can interested listeners and viewers find more information about Room3D? 


1.     Stefanie Palomino: "We have to break the grid. Room3D is designed for a much more human experience. We are not avatars; we want to focus on the meeting itself."

2.     Stefanie Palomino: "We know the Metaverse as one unified reality, but we are seeing it unfold as several microverses, each with its own focus. Room3D is one such microverse, a microverse for work."

3.     Stefanie Palomino: "We want to provide safe spaces within our platform where teams and companies can focus and discuss without distractions. We understand that privacy is a huge factor in the effectiveness of remote work."

4.     Stefanie Palomino: "The traditional work model is rapidly evolving. Room3D is not about replacing the office, but it’s about making remote work as efficient and as pleasant as possible."

5.     Stefanie Palomino: "Choosing the right room in Room3D means creating the right mood for the meeting. Every room has been designed with a different focus in mind, making each one unique."






About Room3D

Room3D is an innovative metaverse platform powered by RealityOS™, a technology developed by The TMRW Foundation. It offers a unique and immersive meeting experience unlike any other platform, allowing users to enter the virtual space as a cut-out video stream without the need for VR equipment or avatars. This spatially immersive approach ensures that participants feel a genuine sense of presence and connection with others in the room.

The Internet Of Life™: A Vision for a Realistic Metaverse

The Internet Of Life™ represents Room3D's vision for the future of the metaverse, where digital experiences are shaped by real life, rather than the other way around. This realistic metaverse concept emphasizes the importance and value of real human presence, identity, purpose, and togetherness, rather than relying on anonymous avatars.

By enabling a network of individuals to participate in and create collective experiences, access places and people without traveling, Room3D seeks to democratize locations and expand possibilities for users worldwide. Social 3D computing lies at the heart of this next wave of digital transformation, with Room3D leading the charge in creating a more authentic and connected virtual world.

Founded by Cevat Yerli, Room3D is poised to revolutionize the way we interact and engage with one another in the metaverse, breaking down barriers and opening up new opportunities for collaboration and innovation.

About the author, JoeriBillast

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