Jason McDowall
VP Product & Head of Visual Experiences Ostendo Technologies

Jason is a venture partner at female-founder-focused WXR Fund and an active angel investor focused on AR, VR, and computer vision. He’s also the creator and host of the #1 podcast focused on augmented reality, The AR Show with Jason McDowall, as well as the VP of Visual Experience at Ostendo, which has created a breakthrough visual engine for AR smartglasses utilizing its proprietary microLED display and novel optics.

Earlier in his career, Jason was a serial entrepreneur—first in mobile, later in AI-assisted CRM—and spent several years at As a founder and startup executive, he’s helped raise more than $50M in venture capital. He holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson and an MS & BS in Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon.