Travis Cloyd
Global Futurist & Professor of Practice Thunderbird School of Global Management

Professor Travis Cloyd serves as CEO of WorldwideXR (WXR) and CTO/VP of CMG Worldwide (CMG), leading innovative ventures in immersive technology. An acclaimed futurist, award-winning producer, and XR visionary. He is an Arts, Music, and Entertainment Ambassador to the Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC) and a member of the Producers Guild of America.

Cloyd is the Global Futurist at Thunderbird School of Global Business Management, part of Arizona State University (ASU), consistently ranked #1 for innovation in the U.S., he advises the Dean, serves as a Professor of Practice in Global Creative Industries master program at both the Phoenix and Los Angeles campuses, and was previously the inaugural Futurist in Residence at Florida International University (FIU). His impactful work in immersive education earned him the FIU Medallion in 2021.

For two decades, he has pioneered digital content for government agencies, sports leagues, major studios, events, brands, and celebrities, breaking new ground in XR, Metaverse, and immersive media. Recognized as an industry expert, his insights are featured in top media outlets and actively participates in industry events, moderating panels and speaking globally for government agencies. He's been featured on BBC's Click and NBC's Meet The Press regarding digital humans.

Professor Cloyd collaborates with tech start-ups and organizations to effect positive change and expand spatial computing and digital rights management sectors.