Cathy Hackl Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality Producer
Cathy Hackl is an Emmy-nominated communicator turned virtual reality & augmented reality speaker and futuristic content creator. She's the Communications Director for Future Lighthouse, one of the world's top VR studios that's creating original and branded VR narrative and fiction. She's also the founder of Latinos in VR/AR and one of the women leading the virtual revolution.
Cathy has also been named by Onalytica as a leading augmented reality influencer and also by NBC News as one of the top Latina women in VR. She's a pioneer in immersive marketing and is a VR Scout contributor. Hackl has worked for media companies like CNN, ABC News, and Discovery Communications, among others. She loves mixed reality, tech, drones and robots. She's also part of the Oculus Launchpad class of 2017.
Cathy has taught live video and VR workshops for the Public Relations Society of America and has participated in VR/AR Marketing webinars for VentureBeat. She's a sought after VR/AR PR pro, who can translate tech speak to plain speak. Cathy was one of only two women to travel across Latin America as part of the EXMA (Expo Marketing) speaker tour, where she spoke about how VR/AR will impact communications, marketing, and social media.