Adam Shand is a visual effects operations manager and advocate of community wireless networks.
Shand founded Personal Telco in November 2000 which subsequently grew into one of the largest community wireless projects in the United States. He is one of the original members of the Shmoo Group and the primary author of the Wireless Commons Manifesto. In 2003 he moved back home to Wellington, New Zealand to work as a senior systems administrator, and later became the operations manager, for Weta Digital.
The company produced visual effects for the films:Listed in respective movie credits
2011 The Adventures of Tintin (systems manager: Weta Digital)
2009 Avatar (systems manager: Weta Digital)
2009 The Lovely Bones (systems manager: Weta Digital)
2009 District 9 (systems manager: Weta Digital â€“ uncredited)
2008 The Day the Earth Stood Still (lead systems engineer: Weta Digital)
2008 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (code operations manager: Weta Digital)