Cathy Hackl is a leading tech futurist and globally recognized business leader specializing in augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), & spatial computing. She is one of LinkedIn’s top technology voices and a champion for diversity.

Hackl has worked with some of the biggest names in tech including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Magic Leap, and HTC VIVE. She leads the Futures Intelligence Group, a futures research & consulting firm that works with clients in tech, fashion, media, government, and defense implementing innovation strategies, strategic foresight, and emerging technologies. She’s also a top Forbes Contributor.

“Cathy Hackl is a force of nature. I am truly in awe of her tech powers.”

Al Roker, Today Show Co-Anchor and CEO of Roker Media

Get a glimpse into the future.”

Victoria Taylor, Community Editor at LinkedIn

“She’s been called the CEO’s business guide to the metaverse.”


Videos and Interviews

How VR & AR Can Unlock Employee Experience (EX)

Hear about how employee experience (EX) is becoming as important as customer experience (CX) and how AR and VR can unlock EX’s full potential.

Changing TV channels using just my thoughts with the NextMind BCI device

Space Marketing CTV Interview

Estée Lauder is partnering with NASA to create the first beauty campaign filmed in space. And, with the total ad campaign under $200,000, it’s never been cheaper for companies to get into space marketing.

Articles, Newsletters & Podcasts

Cathy’s “Future Glimpse” Linkedin Newsletter

A newsletter about the future and helping brands ender the Metaverse via strategy and branding.

Podcast Series: Future of the Metaverse with Cathy Hackl

Whether you’re a techie or traditionalist, get ready to see the future! Cathy has been to the far frontiers of tech and with this podcast will present the possibilities of the tomorrows that are actually happening today by discussing the latest news from the world of the metaverse(s), emerging tech and bringing you the insiders who are making it happen.

Honors / Achievements

Thinkers50 On the Radar 2021 list of the 30 management thinkers most likely to shape the future of how organizations are managed and led.
Top 10 Most Influential Women in Tech Right Now (BigThink)
Top Tech Voice on LinkedIn, the highest honor on the platform
Top 50 leading female futurists (Forbes)

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