If you are trying to catch the attention of the younger generation, they are probably in the metaverse.
Disruptive technologies such as Web3 and the Metaverse have become part of our scaled-up, in-house technology offering and business, and are indeed influencing our lives in massive ways.
Today, cryptocurrencies, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and blockchain-based solutions are billion-dollar industries as people shift to alternate digital realities where they can work, play or socialize.
There’s no doubt that the new era of the metaverse will unleash amazing creativity and open new frontiers and horizons for brands and businesses.
The Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed recently announced the launch of the “Dubai Metaverse Strategy,” an ambitious project that seeks to place Dubai among the top 10 metaverse economies globally and the first in the MENA region.
Whether it’s reinventing social media, advancing blockchain technology, or innovating new video games and entertainment, these technology speakers are at the forefront of a new world.
Cathy Hackl is a globally recognized metaverse/ web3 strategist, and tech futurist, with deep expertise working in metaverse-related fields with companies like HTC VIVE, Magic Leap, and Amazon Web Services. She’s the Chief Metaverse Officer & Co-founder of Journey, where she leads Journey’s Metaverse Studio working with the world’s top brands on metaverse/web3 strategies, NFTs, gaming, virtual fashion, and how to extend their brands into virtual worlds.
Kelly Vero is a futurist, game developer, and architect of the Metaverse with over 30 years in the gaming and technology industry. She is the Chief Metaverse Officer of Aequaland looking after tech and games. She has experience in blockchain, NFT, digital fashion, meta events, and ed-tech
Briar Prestidge is the CEO of Prestidge Group, a leading personal branding, PR, and speaker relations agency managing HNWI, C-level executives, technology experts, celebrities, government officials, and investors, with offices in Dubai, New York, and London. She also owns a corporate power suit collection BRIAR PRESTIDGE – The Label (www.briarprestidge.com), which created their virtual spin-off collection for avatars and dropped NFT suits on leading VR platform, Decentraland, at the World’s First Metaverse Fashion Week. Briar is also the Strategic Advisor for Scopernia, an organization specialized in preparing companies for a future in Web3, and sits on the board for the Metaverse Fashion Council. She has received a lot of publicity around her experiment where she spent ’48 hours in the metaverse’ and through her virtual reality world-hopping productions. She was named among the ‘Top 100 Most Influential’ people in the United Arab Emirates and has been featured in Forbes and other top-tier media in recognition of her work.
Celia Hodent is recognized as a leader in the application of user experience (UX) and cognitive science in the game industry. Celia provides not only insights into the psychological processes involved in all types of games but also shares the techniques to make video games more fun and meaningful for players.
Jeremy Denisty is the Managing Partner of Scopernia, a management and esports consulting firm that helps future-proof organizations. As an expert in gaming and digital transformation, Jeremy provides insights that help organizations harness and leverage the power of gaming and become part of metaverse ecosystems.
Erica Orange is a prominent metaverse keynote speaker and the Executive VP and COO of The Future Hunters, a renowned futurist consulting organization. She speaks to a variety of audiences regularly about global trends that are reshaping the world today. In 2020, she was named by Forbes as one of the world’s 50 Top Female Futurists.
Kevin Surace is a technology expert, futurist, and cryptocurrency expert. He has been named the “Innovator of the Decade” by Inc. magazine. Kevin offers clients live keynotes, webinars, and custom interactive events.
Mike Walsh is a leading authority on emerging technologies and markets. He is the CEO of Tomorrow, a global consultancy on designing business for the 21st century and a consumer innovation research lab. Mike demystifies core Metaverse technologies and concepts like NFTs, DAOs, DeFi, XR, DeSO, GameFi and Web3 taking an anthropological approach – scanning the near horizon for emerging technologies and disruptive shifts in human behavior, and then translating these into pragmatic plans for digital transformation.
Miko Matsumura founded crypto exchange Evercoin and General Partner at Gumi Cryptos Capital. He speaks about the future of Crypto & Blockchain in business and investing in the metaverse.
The blending of our physical and digital lives has certainly accelerated; however, the primary driver for the growing interest in the metaverse is because businesses now recognize that this is a way to create growth opportunities and engage their clients.
If you can uncover what the industry is doing, then as a brand, you are headed towards exponential growth.