Dr. Helen Papagiannis is recognized as a world leading expert in the field of Augmented Reality (AR). She has been working with AR for 12 years as a researcher, designer, and technology evangelist with a focus on storytelling and creating compelling experiences in AR. She is the author of “Augmented Human: How Technology is Shaping the New Reality” published by O’Reilly.
In 2016, Dr. Papagiannis was named among the Top 100 Influencers of Augmented Reality (#8) by Onalytica, and is a finalist for the prestigious World Technology Award. She was also named among the NEXT 100 Top Influencers (#16) of the Digital Media Industry in 2013, and is highlighted as an innovator in the book, “Augmented Reality: An Emerging Technologies Guide to AR”, published in 2013. Her TEDx 2011 talk was featured among the Top 10 Talks on Augmented Reality and Gamified Life.
Dr. Papagiannis’s past roles include Chief Innovation Officer at Infinity Augmented Reality Inc. (New York City and Tel Aviv), and Senior Research Associate at York University’s Augmented Reality Lab in the Department of Film, Faculty of Fine Art (Toronto). She has presented her interactive work and Ph.D. research at global conferences and invited events including TEDx (Technology, Entertainment, Design), ISMAR (International Society for Mixed and Augmented Reality), AWE (Augmented World Expo), and ISEA (International Symposium for Electronic Art). Prior to her augmented life, Dr. Papagiannis was a member of the internationally renowned Bruce Mau Design studio where she was project lead on “Massive Change: The Future of Global Design”, an internationally touring exhibition and best-selling book examining the new inventions, technologies, and events changing the world.
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