Cathy is a leading tech futurist and globally recognized business leader
specializing in the metaverse, augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), & spatial computing. She is
one of LinkedIn's top technology voices (the highest honor on the platform) 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.
BigThink named Cathy one of the top 10 most influential women in tech in 2020 and
she's been called the CEO's business guide to the metaverse. Cathy was included in
the 2021 prestigious Thinkers50 Radar list of the 30 management thinkers most
likely to shape the future of how organizations are managed and led.
She is a sought-after keynote speaker and author. She has spoken at CES, SXSW,
Comic-Con, Adobe Summit, Harvard Business School. Facebook, Twitter, Aspen
Institute, In-Q-Tel, US Navy, SDA Bocconi, IE, Singularity University, and many other