Caitlin Krause is an XR experience designer, author and keynote speaker fostering metaverse fluency. As Founder of the XR consultancy MindWise, her thought leadership thrives at the intersection of technology, innovation, and wellbeing. She teaches about digital wellness at Stanford University. She has authored the books Digital Satori (2023); Designing Wonder: Leading Transformative Experiences in XR (2021) and Mindful by Design (2019). Caitlin has advised global organizations including Google, Meta, Oracle, TED, Evernote, University of San Francisco, ETH Zürich, and the U.S. State Department. She has created and run numerous collaborative experiences in social XR, fusing presence, storytelling, meditation, and emotional intelligence.
She serves on the Board of Advisors at TRIPP, Inc., and is a Senior Strategist for the Virtual World Society. She holds an MFA from Lesley University and a BA from Duke University. With over two decades of leadership experience, she helps individuals and teams navigate complexity and change in the future of work, prioritizing empathy, design, and imagination.
11:20 AM - 12:15 PM
Caitlin Krause | MindWise
Philip Rosedale | Linden Lab
Anne McKinnon | Ristband
Catherine D. Henry | Media.Monks
Danette Beal | Streem