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VR/AR Global Summit 2021 - North America

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Mike McCready

President's Applied Research Chair in Virtual and Augmented Reality at Lethbridge College

Terry Schussler

Senior Director, Spatial Computing at Deutsche Telekom

Daniel Meeks

Immersive Technology Professional at Dan Meeks Consulting

Kris Kolo

Global Executive Director, VR/AR Association (VRARA)

Vijayanandraj V.R

Head – New Tech. Solution Design at Sify

Ryan Burningham

CEO-Founder at Virtual Athletics League

Susanna Pollack

President - Games for Change

Jennifer Rogers

Solutions-Oriented Thought Leader and Innovator

Ali Daniali


Matt King

Accessibility Specialist in UI Engineering at Facebook

Stacey Gordon

Council Member - XR Inclusion

Bob Cooney

Location-based Virtual Reality Guru

Thomas Hutchinson

Hoag Hospital

Paolo Portesi

CEO at Univet srl

James Giglio

Founder / CEO at MVP Interactive, LLC

Greg Jones

Senior Manager, Global Business Development and Product Management for XR at NVIDIA

Armand Aguirre

Media Lead & Communications Manager at XR Inclusion

Rahel Demant

Co-Founder at XR Bootcamp

Eduardo Neeter

Founder / CEO at FactualVR

Tracey Tague

Director of Business Development at UCLA/Rose Bowl Sports Properties

Meghan Hughes

Head of Platform Marketing at Niantic

Ashley Crowder

Co-Founder/CEO at VNRANA

Lauren Ruffin

Co-Founder at Crux

Charlie Fink

XR Consultant, Columnist and Author

Sharifa Johka

Executive Director at Black Realities

Suhas P Bhagwat

Founder & CEO at Avroglide Consultants

Stewart Tucker Lundy

Council Member at XR Inclusion

Brendon McNaughton

CEO at Art Gate VR

Richard Ward

Global Lead Enterprise VR at McKinsey & Company

Sean Hurwitz

Founder & CEO at PIXO

Elias Stephan

Global Head of Virtual Reality ISV Partner Program at HP

Hilary McVicker

VP, Sales and Marketing at The Elumenati

Tyler Wilson

Director, Strategic Partnerships & Innovation at Vancouver Whitecaps FC

Anurupa Ganguly

CEO/Founder at Prisms

Raja Khanna

CEO at Lumeto

Marco Maceri

Director of Marketing at PIXO

Susan Spark

Learning Technology Manager at Schlumberger

Ondřej Dobruský

Co-Founder & CEO at Victoria VR

Kevin Vitale

CEO at VRstudios, Inc.

Raul Carvajal

Director of Production & XR for Change at Games for Change

Christina Heller

CEO at Metastage

Ray Deatherage

Senior Program Manager at Gas Technology Institute

Violeta Kellersohn

CMO at Oberon Technologies

Jake Sally

COO at Jadu

Sania Irfan

Program Manager at YEA! Impact

Adam Bém

Co-Founder & COO at Victoria VR

Ana Rebeiro

CEO / Founder at Pixel Ripped

Danny Goel

CEO, Founder at PrecisionOS

Lucas Rizzotto

Mad Scientist at Lucas Builds The Future

Lindsey Balderaz

Assistant Professor/Director at University of Texas Permian Basin/Transformative Leadership Academy

Seb Loze

Simulations Manager for Unreal Engine at Epic Games

Rick Adams

CAT Magazine

Thomas Fenger

Unity Studios

Scott Schneider

HTX Labs

Chris Verret

HTX Labs

Nick Bicanic


Amy Hedrick

Co-Founder & CEO at Cleanbox Technology

Sam DelGreco

Senior XR Researcher at Irish Manufacturing Research

Prof Santanu Chaudhury

Robert Louis

Head of Neurosurgery at Hoag Hospital

Jonathan Morris

Neuroradiologist at Mayo Clinic

Robbert Morreale

Chair, Division of Experiential Learning at Mayo Clinic

Liz Rosenthal

Curator & Executive Producer & CEO at Biennale Venice International Film Festival

Lance Baily

Founder / CEO at

Julie Smithson

Co-Founder at MetaVRse Inc.

Muchaneta Kapfunde

Founding Editor in Chief at

Jonathan Chippindale


Vanessa "V" Fuñe

Producer at PrideXR

Damian Pelliccione

Founder at Revry.TV

Tricia Costello

Founder at Fresh Wata/PrideXR

Christopher Crescitelli

Founder at DreamlandXR

Shaquan Ladson

Game Designer

Cindy Mallory

Emerging Tech Strategist at Worldwide TechServices

Han Ngi Juan

General Manager at Yokogawa Engineering Asia Pte Ltd

Sebastien Grenier Cartier

Partner and CEO at Normal Studio

Sally Slade

Lead AR/VR Developer at Magnopus

Sonya Haskins

VR Esports Editor at VR Fitness Insider

Marco DeMiroz

Co-founder & General Partner at The Venture Reality Fund

Joanna Popper

Global Head of Virtual Reality, Go-to-Market at HP

Elijah Claude

UX/CX Architect

Jordan Williams

Co-Founder/COO at ArborXR

Gregg Katano

SVP U.S. Operations at Hologate

Ari Hollander

XR Development Engineering Chief at SAIC

Dr. Shawna Pandya

VP of Immersive Medicine at Luxsonic Technologies

Raghav Jairath

Filmmaker at Friday Filmworks

Michael Running Wolf

Clinical Instructor, Computer Science at Northeastern University — Vancouver

Luke Wilson

CEO/Founder at ManageXR

Leslie Holden

The Digital Fashion group

Jonathan Belisle

Design Director at Behaviour Interactive

Mathieu St-Arnaud

Executive Creative Director at Normal Studio

Cátia Sousa

Digital Learning Project Manager at Axians

Brandon Powers

Creative Director at Brandon Powers Projects

Susana Grilo

Freelance Content Creator and Audiovisual & Event Producer

Jamila Van Kooij

Head of Marketing at PhotonLens

Ollie Rankin

CEO/Creative Director at Pansensory Interactive Incorporated

Lawrence Rosenthal

Partner - Design at CubeXR llc

Bobby Basham

Director of Player Development at Chicago Cubs

Amy Peck

CEO at EndeavorVR

Anne Ahola Ward

CEO at CircleClick

Kent Bye

Producer at Voices of VR

Enara Nazarova

Founder at Armoar

Chaitanya Chinchlikar

Vice President at Whistling Woods International

Sydney Phillips

Founder and CEO at Zukurri

Ellysse Dick

Policy Analyst at Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF)

Jason Ingalls

Founder & CEO at Ingalls Information Security

Ian Loomer

Vice President at AMP Creative

Anna Gedal

Senior Experience Strategist + Writer at Freelance

Will Humphrey

Creative Director at Sugar Creative

Nick Fellingham

CEO at Condense Reality

Joel Scharlat

Director of Operations at Cyber Bytes Foundation

Regine Gilbert

Industry Assistant Professor at New York University

Kaur Kullman

Cognitive Data OÜ

Henry Keyser

Director of XR Editorial at Yahoo / Verizon Media

Brandi Pickett

Director of Government Programs at Ingalls Information Security, LLC

John Ilett

President, CTO at Emergent Vision Technologies Inc

Myriam Achard

Chief New Media Partnerships & PR at PHI

Varag Gharibjanian

Chief Revenue Officer at Clay AIR

João Pedro Domingues

XR & Digital Twins Lead at Axians Portugal

Cathy Hackl

Futurist & Author of The Augmented Workforce at Futures Intelligence Group

Tiziana Primavera


Tony Bevilacqua

Founder & CEO at Cognitive3D

Richard Beare

Engineer / Developer at RB Design

Gabriel Shalom

Executive Producer at Silver Sound

Scott Vandonkelaar

CTO at Zero Latency

Stephen H. Haliczer

Distinguished Research Professor at Northern illinois University

Lily Snyder

Head Writer at Futures Intelligence Group

Peter Wittig

Director of Customer Experience & Co-founder at

Albert Millis

Chief Operations Officer at Virtual Umbrella

Celeste Lear

VR Artist & Immersive Concert Producer at Boutique Electronique Music

Laura Bohnert

Director, Public Relations & Marketing at Modest Tree

Cortney Harding

Founder at Friends With Holograms

Alyssa Landry

Narrative Director

Greg Demchak

Director, Digital Innovation Lab at Bentley Systems

Zvi Tubul-Lavy

VR product manager at The foundation Agenfor International (Non-profit)

Thaisa Yamamura

Head of Business Development at Sony Electronics

Suzanne Borders

CEO & Co-Founder at BadVR

Pau Guardiola

UI/UX Multimedia Director at UCAM Universidad Católica de Murcia

John Buzzell

Co-Author, The Augmented Workforce at

JB Farge

XR Solutions Manager at Subsea7

John Blackmon

CTO at eLearning Brothers

Fadi Chehimi

Europe Lead of XR Capability and Consumer Experience at Accenture

Niccole Minka

Managing Director at ggLocators

Matthew Freeman

Director at Immersive Promotion Design & Reader in Multiplatform Media at Bath Spa University

Crystal Maraj

Research Assistant Professor at UCF-IST

Fabio Hofnik

Business Developer at Hyper Canada & Bit Space Development

Gregory Gettinger

CEO at VR Motion Learning

Viveka Devadas

Design Technologist at Autodesk

Jim Poore

CEO & Co-Founder at Immersitech

Dale L. Campbell Jr

CEO/Founder at Positive Productions Plus

Michael Mcnamara

Design Engineer

Tipatat Chennavasin

General Partner at The Venture Reality Fund

Terry Proto

CEO at Virtual Reality Marketing

Amy LaMeyer

Managing Partner at WXR Fund

Angelo Del Priore

Partner at HP Tech Ventures

Haroldo Sato

Chief Editor at Rhadar Digital

Natascha French

Principal at Scale Strategies

Nicolas S. Roy

CEO at Dpt.

Eric Vezzoli

CEO at Interhaptics

Christopher Patnoe

Head of Accessibility Programs and Disability Inclusion at Google

Kim Adams

Co-Founder / COO at Adventure Lab

Jos van der Westhuizen

Co-Founder & CEO at Remio

James Watson

Founder at XRTech Marketing

Madison Quinn

Research Analyst at Engineering and Computer Simulations, Inc. (ECS)

Nils Pihl

CEO at Auki Labs

Troy Segale

Director of Instructional Design at CraneMorley, Inc.

Andreas Forsland

CEO & Founder at Cognixion

Ian Gilbert

Chief Revenue Officer at PureWeb

Danielle Burnstein

Vice President of Business Development at Sixense Enterprises Inc.

Dawsyn Borland

Vice President, AR Innovation Labs at Nextech AR Solutions Corp.

Shane Taber

VP, Development Director at Engineering & Computer Simulations, Inc. (ECS)

Michael Patrick Potts

Owner at M2 Studio

Lorne Svarc

Founder/CEO at Technodramatists

Nobel Vale

Principal Scientist at Bristol Myers Squibb

Mario Valle-Reyes

Managing Partner at Altered Ventures

Nidhi Yadav

Associate Director at Deloitte

Andreas Zeitler

CEO & Founder at Vuframe GmbH

Kiira Benzing

Director at Double Eye Studios

Paige Dansinger

Founding Director at Better World Museum and Horizon Art Museum

Katie Hoolahan

Managing Director at Virtually Healthy

Ryan Wang

Founding Partner at Outpost Capital

Ipshita Biswas

Product Partnerships Lead, 3D/AR at Google

Jon Wade

Senior Product Manager at Shopify

John Kawola

CEO at Boston Micro Fabrication

Allyson Cikor

Instructor, Virtual and Augmented Reality at Lethbridge College

Marc Metis

Vice President at HTC VIVE

Filippos Arvanitakis

Creative Director at OutHere

Jason Haider

Founder and CEO at Xenco Medical

Michael Cohen

CEO at UgoVirtual

Todd Seath

Regional Manager at IO Industries Inc.

Sarah Hill

CEO at Healium

Carole Baskin

CEO at Big Cat Rescue

Scott Burkey

XR Product Manager at WestRock

David Moreno

CMO at Virtualware

Tim Szeto

CEO at Nanoport Technology Inc.

Evelyn Mora

Founder at Digital Village

William Bernstein

Project Lead at National Institute of Standards and Technology

Jack Tufts

Student at NYU

Matthieu Lorrain

Head of Creative, Immersive Partnerships at Google

Agnes Braize

Director of Development of Future Programs - GEM Labs at GEM

Joe Devon

Co-Founder at Diamond, Co-Founder at Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Ted Schilowitz

Futurist at ViacomCBS / Paramount Pictures

Charlie Neagoy

Sr. VP of Customer Success at Librestream

Mafalda Ricca

CEO at X-PLora

Jennifer Ponder

National Program Director, Emerging Technologies at STEM Atlanta Women

Paw Kappel

HOD ICT P - 12 at Bentley Park College

Kathy Grise

Senior Program Director at IEEE

Mark Visconti

Senior Solutions Architect at Cavrnus, Inc.

Jan Amstutz

CEO at Beem

Jason Powers

Chief Creative Technologist at Brightline Interactive

Caroline Teti

Marketing Manager at Cavrnus, Inc.

Tom Emrich

VP of Product at 8th Wall

Michaela Holland

Independent Filmmaker and Experiential Creative

Bobby Thandi

XR Games

Lesley Klassen

Flipside XR

Jasmine Bulin

Evernever Games

Dana Ware

Creative Director at Dark Slope Studios

Daniel Blair

CEO at Bit Space Development

Angela Robert

CEO at Conquer Experience Inc.

Amal Jomaa

Head of Fashion at So Real Digital Twins

Christopher Lafayette

Emergent Technologist at Black Technology Mentorship Program

Louisa Spring

Founder at Sam Immersive

Susmit Banerjee

Sr. Director - Business Development at Sify Technologies North America Corp

Samantha Wolfe

Founder at PitchFWD