Cathy Hackl is one of the most sought-after keynote technology speakers in the world. Considered one of the top women in augmented reality and virtual reality by media like NBC and VentureBeat, Cathy works at the intersection of future technology and storytelling bringing augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality to audiences across the globe and across industries. She’s a professional futurist working on the future of work, future of marketing and future of connection.

As an immersive expert, she has spoken about AR, VR and the future of business in more than 12 countries, including memorable talks at Twitter’s HQ in San Francisco, Facebook’s HQ in Menlo Park and Sony’s HQ in San Diego. She has been featured in media outlets like Mic, CNN, Silicon Beat, Entrepreneur, CMO.com, Forbes, VentureBeat and Mashable.

Whether it’s a keynote, a corporate workshop, a fireside chat or an event related to tech, business, marketing or innovation, Cathy is the must-have speaker for your next event!

“Content is shifting from content that is 2D flat to content that is 3D, 36o and sometimes holographic” ~ Cathy Hackl

“AR and VR are not only the next computing platform, but are also the future of content and connection.” ~ Cathy Hackl

“AR and VR will be powered by AI, 5G, and Blockchain.” ~ Cathy Hackl

SPEAKING TOPICS

Futurism
Augmented Reality
Virtual Reality
Mixed Reality
Spatial Computing
Mixed Reality Marketing
Augmented Reality Marketing
Storytelling, Storyliving
Social VR
Augmented Reality & Chatbots (AI)
Holograms
Digital Disruption
Immersive Technology

V-Commerce
Technology
Digital Reality
Women in Technology
Diversity in Technology
Marketing Technology (Martech)
Female Leadership
Future of Work
Future of TV
Future of Content
Future of Social Media Marketing
Future of Branding & Advertising
B2B and B2C

PREMIUM SERVICES

Holographic Press Releases

Cathy is helping usher in the future of public relations with the creation of holographic press releases. As a visionary of what press releases would become and how brands will engage with stakeholders in the years to come, Cathy created the holographic press release. This is a premium service that brings text press releases to live and helps brands tell stories and new and exciting ways. For more information please email cathy@cathyhackl.com.

ABSTRACT EXAMPLES

DEFINING THE PRACTICAL SIDE OF AUGMENTED REALITY AND VIRTUAL REALITY

Augmented reality and virtual reality are causing a seismic shift in how customers will engage with content in the future. We will go beyond the hype and explore the practical applications of AR and VR from retail, to enterprise and beyond. You will learn how AR and VR can deliver compelling brand experiences that drive loyalty, sales and transforms customers into advocates for a brand, with measurable business outcomes and data to prove it.

FUTURE OF MARKETING: MERGING BUSINESS WITH IMMERSIVE TECHNOLOGY

Whether it’s virtual reality (VR) helping to reinvent storytelling and experiential events or augmented reality (AR) apps transforming the way we try on makeup, a new technological shift is ushering in an era where content is no longer flat, it’s now 3D/360, virtual and sometimes holographic. As these engaging innovations continue to mature, the need for valuable and effective mixed reality (MR) content will skyrocket and provide great opportunities and new challenges for PR pros.

JOURNEY INTO THE FUTURE OF A NEW DIGITAL REALITY

Sci-Fi movie technology has become reality. Digital Humans have become social media stars. It’s 2018 and the future is here.  Futurist and one of the top women in the VR / AR industry, Cathy Hackl has been to the far frontiers of technology and will share what lies ahead

 

AUGMENT YOUR BRAND: INTEGRATING AR INTO YOUR MARKETING STRATEGY

Whether you’re a techie or traditionalist, you need to prepare for the future of marketing!  This session focuses on the intersection between Marketing and Augmented Reality (AR). It will guide attendees through how AR is disrupting today’s sales and marketing funnels, and how marketers can use this emerging technology in their strategies. This session will challenge marketers to see the potential that AR brings to the industry while giving them practical takeaways.

 

AUGMENTED REALITY AND THE FUTURE OF MARKETING: WHAT MARKETERS NEED TO KNOW

Pokemon Go!, Snapchat’s dancing hot dog…AR has made headlines for several years now, but did you know that AR is more than just fun and games? Join AR Expert Cathy Hackl on a journey to the future of marketing and how immersive technologies are being used in business today and how they are being integrated into social media marketing strategies.