Natalie is a leader in the field synthetic media and AI avatar technology. She is Head of Strategy at Hour One, where she is pioneering the commercialization of synthetic media, and the new "avatar economy," in which real people are paid to license their likeness to brands as their synthetic selves. Previously, Natalie was Head of Futures at Publicis Groupe, focused on emerging tech and product development for Samsung. Previously she spent 10+ years at Interpublic Group, where she was Head of Digital at Universal McCann, and key to winning and growing business with the likes of Coca-Cola, H&M, Hulu, Microsoft, and Sony. Natalie is an award-winning innovator, global keynote speaker, and regular commentator for publications including MIT Tech Review, TechCrunch and The Information.
Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.