Cathy Hackl

Chief Metaverse Officer of the Futures Intelligence Group Named on Thinkers50 Radar List of the 30 Management Thinkers Shaping the Future





The Augmented Workforce: How Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality and 5G Will Impact Every Dollar You Make

The Augmented Workforce: How Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality and 5G Will Impact Every Dollar You Make

Marketing New Realities: An Introduction to Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality Marketing, Branding & Communications

Marketing New Realities: An Introduction to Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality Marketing, Branding & Communications

How to hire Cathy Hackl

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Cathy's official speaking topics are listed below:

  • Future of Business 
  • Future of any Industry
  • Future of Leadership 
  • Direct to Avatar
  • Marketing to Robots
  • Augmented Reality 
  • Virtual Reality 
  • Spatial Computing 
  • XR
  • Human-Centred Artificial Intelligence
  • Innovation 
  • Emerging Technology 
  • Futurism
  • Virtual Beings
  • Future of Work
  • Future of Marketing 
  • Future of Travel
  • Future of Manufacturing 
  • CGI Influencers
  • Personal Branding for Women in Tech
  • LinkedIn Strategy

Cathy is often booked as a speaker for a range of corporate events, read her latest feedback below.

"As a notable tech leader and futurist, we invited Cathy Hackl to keynote the Nevada Governor's Global Tourism Summit. Her talk was informative, engaging and really showcased how Nevada can be a leader when it comes to tourism innovation" - Brenda, Acting Director, Nevada Department of Tourism & Cultural Affairs 

"Cathy is knowledgeable, engaging and passionate about the field of technology and social media. I came away with so much information that I am excited to move forward and try new ways to get information out through a variety of tools and platforms" - Nutan, Executive Producer, US Department of Defense 

"The best speaker of future technology! Her talk was phenomenal. It truly brought forth the reality of the future of marketing and opportunities. She did a great job at explaining the things to come and providing useful information to take back to our business" - Event Attendee, Social Media Marketing World, San Diego

"Cathy Hackl is not only a seasoned broadcaster, but a compelling trainer who received a 90% approval rating at a Public Relations Society of America's recent workshop. Cathy's ability to share implementable strategies, while offering cutting-edge digital engagement techniques, was impressive, especially considering her audience-career communications" - Colleen, Professional Development, Public Relations Society of America

"Cathy Hackl is such a great source for information on Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. Her insights put these new developments and trends in context to show how they will have a practical impact. I follow Cathy's posts on LinkedIn and Twitter and I am sure to read articles she posts. It was such a pleasure to talk with her in our broadcast at Automation Fair at Home this year. Her network helped us to amplify messaging and reach industry influencers. Thank you, Cathy!" - Dave, Director of Advanced Technology, Rockwell Automation

"I requested Cathy to speak at our AR/VR team at Facebook and she did not disappoint. Her talk spanned a wide range of topics. She was energetic, engaging and easy to work with. We would love to have Cathy back in the future" - Sarah, Event Specialist, Facebook Reality Labs

"Cathy is a phenomenal speaker who is able to engage the crows with her well-rounded experience and anyone could tell how passionate she was for the future of reality. Not only was her keynote speech intriguing and informative, but her question and answer segment was one of the most interesting aspects of the conference. She was able to offer insight on so many sides of the industry and will always be welcomed back at OrlandoiX" - David, Executive Producer, OrlandoiX & Immersion

  • 2021 - Dean of the Republic Realm Academy for Everyrealm Inc
  • 2021 - Host of the Metaverse Marketing Podcast for Adweek
  • 2021 - Volumetric Video/ Hologram Advisor for Avatar Dimension
  • 2021 - Partner of the WXR Fund & Metaverse Growth Strategist for Uplandme Inc
  • 2021 - Futurist in Residence at VRM & The ARIA Network
  • 2020 - CEO & Chief Metaverse Officer of Futures Intelligence Group
  • 2020 - Partner Activation Leader for Amazon Web Services
  • 2018 - Enterprise Strategist for Magic Leap
  • 2018 - Futurist for You Are Here Labs - Immersive Experiences
  • 2018 - Experiential Marketing & Partnerships Lead, Emerging Technology for Mozilla
  • 2017 - Launch Pad Fellow of Oculus VR
  • 2017 - VR Evangelist HTC Vive
  • 2016 - Contributing Writer to VRScout
  • 2016 - Chief Communications Officer for Future Lighthouse 
  • 2015 - Director of SummitLiveLA
  • 2014 - Public Relations Strategist & Strategic Communications for University of Florida
  • 2013 - Adjunct Professor at the IE Business School
  • 2012 - Communications Director of Ellas 2.0
  • 2010 - Communications Coordinator for EARTH University Foundation
  • 2007 - Senior Account Executive for Spaulding Communications
  • 2007 - Associate Producer for FOX 5 Atlanta 
  • 2004 - Associate Archive Coordinator for CNN
  • 2003 - Associate Producer for Discovery Communications