Cathy Hackl is a leading tech futurist and globally recognized business leader with deep expertise in augmented reality, virtual reality, spatial computing, and the metaverse. As the founder of the Futures Intelligence Group & Future Metaverse Labs, an emerging technology consulting firm and lab, she helps brands and businesses enter the metaverse via virtual goods, virtual worlds, AR, VR, and gaming. Hackl also serves as VP at Avatar Dimension, helping brands in entertainment, fashion, enterprise, and beyond create holograms. Most recently supporting Dimension Studio in London with their work on Balenciaga’s futuristic fusion of volumetric capture and video gaming for the launch of their 2021 Fall Collection, which was one of the largest volumetric video projects ever undertaken. She is also a Limited Partner at the WXR Fund, investing in female-led early-stage startups focused on the future of the internet and AI.
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