Max Noir has been traveling the world for 7 years, researching methodologies of dissecting thought. Max focused her research on utilizing Virtual Reality for empathy-building and bias-diminishing. She is dedicated to the utilization of immersive technology to build empathy through story-telling of peoples’ self-determined narratives. Max has been working with FXG, a China-based XR production, hardware and market entry company for over 3 years, and is now the Head of US Operations for FXG, focusing on helping to put immersive technology into the hands of the people. Max is also the host of Lunch Hour VR, a podcast inside of the Spatial Ape app that focuses on underestimated use-cases for Virtual Reality, and is currently working on kickstarting an XR ecosystem in Uganda.