Sophie started VirtualSpeech in 2016 to overcome her fear of public speaking using virtual reality as a safe space to learn through experience.
Since then, VirtualSpeech has become a world-leader in immersive soft skills training, helping over 350,000 people in 130 countries to improve their skills and confidence, using a unique blend of e-learning and practice in virtual reality.
VirtualSpeech has a catalog of 30+ courses on topics like public speaking, leadership, job interviews, sales, and sexual harassment, and clients include numerous Universities and Fortune 500 companies, such as Vodafone, Deutsche Telkom, and Accenture.
Sophie has appeared on BBC World News, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and spoken at the OECD about VR and AI in learning.
10:35 - 11:00
Sophie Thompson | VirtualSpeech
James Watson | The Glimpse Group