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Stephanie Riggs

Refinery29
Creative Director, Technologist & Author
New York
Stephanie Riggs is internationally recognized as a virtual reality pioneer. She is the Creative Director of Experiential at Refinery29, evolving their  immersive funhouse of cause and creativity, 29Rooms, and working with world-class clients such as Facebook, Amazon, Reebok, Netflix, Intuit, and Bonobos to bring their brands and products to life in unique interactive, immersive experiences. A former Disney Imagineer with a background in both theatrical narrative and computer science, she began creating interactive virtual worlds two decades ago and continues to revolutionize the immersive technology industry. She spoke around the world at conferences such as SIGGRAPH, Tribeca Film Festival, IEEE, Digital Media Summit, World Immersion Forum (Brussels), and the Hollywood Entertainment Technology Festival on everything from the future of narrative, immersive experiences, and human-computer interaction. She is the author of The End of Storytelling, where she presents the importance of moving beyond traditional ideas of storytelling for the future of narrative branding across industries. It is a must-read for anyone trying or wanting to tell stories with immersive technology.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, November 20
 

10:00am