Top 10 Virtual Reality Influencers You Should Be Following
Virtual reality is on the cusp of explosive growth.
It seems like everyday we see new startups posing innovative solutions to problems in the immersive technology industry.
The best way to learn about a new emerging field is to speak to people directly working in the industry right now.
At VeeR we have rounded up the best minds you should be following in the virtual, augmented, and mixed reality space today.
Do you know of these admirable individuals and how did you discover them?
Alice is one of the top journalists covering the virtual reality industry. Alice answers questions like how immersive technology will change the way we learn, what other technologies VR integrates with as well as the culture cross-over. Alice writes for Wired, Fast Company, Quartz, Playboy, Scientific American, Ars Technica, The Next Web, and others.
Over the past 15+ years, Alice has helped many start-ups, corporations and institutions shape their communications strategy and tell their stories to a global audience. Editor-in-Chief of Tech Trends – a fast-growing technology website and blog for technophiles and technophobes alike – and providing strategic VR Consultancy to a broad range of clients.
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Charlie Fink writes about VR, AR and New Media for Forbes. He is the former Disney, AOL, and AG Interactive executive who famously came up with the idea for The Lion King. In the 90s, Fink was EVP & COO of VR pioneer Virtual World Entertainment.
He is now a consultant and frequent speaker on the topic at conferences like CES, SXSW, AWE, ARinAction, VR Toronto (keynote), VR Voice Entertainment Summit (keynote), VIFF, Digital Hollywood, and “On The Lot” by VRS (keynote).
Mark Metry is the Founder of VU Dream, an agency dedicated to helping virtual and augmented reality startups market their innovative products into reality.
Mark is also the Host of the Humans 2.0 podcast, a top charts iTunes podcast that features talented and impactful people in the new 21st century world. Mark has been featured in publications like the Huffington Post and VRScout.