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Ashley Crowder
CEO, Co-Founder VNTANA

Ashley Crowder is the co-founder and CEO of VNTANA, an industry-leading platform that automates the conversion of physical products into 3D Web, AR, VR & hologram e-commerce experiences. She has worked in the mixed-reality space for over 7 years helping Fortune 1000 brands including Adidas, Lexus, AT&T, and more launch mixed reality applications to increase conversions. Prior to co-founding VNTANA she graduated from USC with a bachelors and masters in engineering and gained valuable engineering experience at Gulfstream, Northrop Grumman and BP. She leverages her engineering background to guide VNTANA’s overall direction and technology development to shape the future of e-commerce by making it easy to create a 3D version of every product in the world. 

Ashley was featured as one of USC’s leading engineering CEOs of 2016 and is a part of the Microsoft Early Developer Program.

Ashley has given talks on the future of mixed reality and how to incorporate it in enterprises today at SXSW, Digital Summit, Internet Summit, Augmented World Expo, TEDx Venice, the World Economic Forum’s Global Growth Companies & Technology Pioneers, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Network for Teaching EntrepreneurshipThe Montgomery Summit, Siemer Summit, Digital LA, and others

TALKS

05:15 PM - 06:00 PM
Grand Ballroom D
Marketing & Sales

New AR Form Factors

Ashley Crowder | VNTANA

Isaac Rayment | MRSV

Karen Morgan | Soma Innovation Lab

Brett Jones | Lightform

Shawn Frayne | Looking Glass Factory

Debra Davis | We Are Phase2

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Grand Ballroom C
Start-up

The habits of highly successful AR/VR startups

Ashley Crowder | VNTANA

Paul Kellenberger | zSpace Inc.

Isabelle Hierholtz | Digi-Capital

Lynn Rosenthal | Periscape VR

Ryan Fink | Streem

Derek Belch | STRIVR