Timoni West leads design for Unity Labs, focusing on new game development, creation tools and the future of virtual reality. Her team explores and creates interfaces for new applications and tools: the practicalities of creating things for VR, in VR. She’s heavily focused on moving key Unity functionality directly into VR, one step closer to real human-computer interactions. Previously, she was SVP of Design at Alphaworks, a new startup helping to democratize small business funding, and co-founder & Creative Director of Recollect, a social backup tool. She also mentors new VR startups at Rothenberg, Upload Collective, and Runway.