Ashley Crowder is a pioneer in 3D and spatial computing technology, a trusted and influential business executive, and speaker with expertise in launching scalable 3D and mixed reality platforms with companies like Meta, Merrell, Hugo Boss, and VF Corp. As the CEO & Co-founder of VNTANA, Ashley leverages her engineering background, and leads the overall direction and technology development to shape the future of commerce by making it easy to create a 3D version of every product in the world.
Crowder has 14 patents on 3D graphics and hologram technology and is a member of the Khronos Group to help create standards in 3D technology. She was named one of USC’s leading Engineering CEOs, won the Patrick Soon Innovation Award and AIS Lumiere Award. She has been featured in Meta’s “What is the Metaverse” course on Coursera, Vogue Business, Bloomberg, TechCrunch, and Retail Touchpoints. Ashley is passionate about educating brands and creators on the core values of web 3, and invests her time in moving the metaverse and web3 industry forward.