Kathleen Cohen
Tech Humanist, XR Strategist The Collaboratorium

Kathleen Cohen is Tech Humanist and an XR Immersive Strategist with over 25 years building both user and guest experiences. Kathleen’s background includes working as an artist and Creative Producer for DreamWorks Interactive, IBM Centers for Innovation and Walt Disney Parks & Resorts. Kathleen also was the former Vice President of Digital Innovation & Integration for the National Constitution Center helping to tell the contemporary story of the U.S. Constitution. Kathleen sits on the Advisory Board of holoride (Munich)

a spinout of Audi innovation. She is the Jury Chair and Keynote Speaker for the AUREA Award, hosted by Europa-Park, Germany. Kathleen’s consultancy, the Collaboratorium focuses on XR research, XR projects and public engagement. Her latest talks are: IRL vs. XR, Being Human, Becoming Human and Beyond Human, The Future and Present Converge(s) and Meet Your Digital Twin. Kathleen just completed an immersive artist-in-residency focusing on Indigenous Science and Neurodivergent principles.


Nov 11

11:20 AM - 12:15 PM

Grand Ballroom G
Media, Sports & Leisure

Does Medium Matter? Storytelling in XR vs. IRL

Amy Jupiter | ByJove: A Collective of Perspective TM

Eve Weston | Exelauno

Kathleen Cohen | The Collaboratorium

Emily Olman | Hopscotch Interactive