Maya Georgieva

Director
XR and HCI Lab, The New School / Co-Founder Digital Bodies

Maya is a futurist, XR strategist, immersive storyteller, producer, and sought-after keynote speaker on the future of Immersive Learning and Innovation in creative industries. Maya provides strategic leadership in creating an institutional culture and capacity for innovative design with emerging technologies including XR, Quantum Computing, and AI. In Summer 2021, she led Interns with a focus on machine learning and quantum computing. Her work has been featured at SXSW, the MIT Media Lab, The Atlantic, The Economist, and the Fulbright Program. She is an Innovator In Residence at ShapingEDU, Arizona State University. Maya is the co-author of the State of XR and Immersive Learning report. Maya has worked with Google, HP, Microsoft, Intel, Salesforce and various education and non-profit organizations on developing immersive experiences, digital strategy and innovation. She's spoken at UN forums and assisted the EU Commission on policy recommendations for the future of learning & work

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