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Cortney Harding

Founder & CEO, Friends With Holograms; Content Creator & Expert on the Digital Revolution & Metaverse

Founder & CEO, Friends With Holograms; Content Creator & Expert on the Digital Revolution & Metaverse

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Cortney Harding Biography

AI, Spatial Computing, VR/AR, and WEB3 aren’t just new tech fads - instead, they represent a seismic shift for businesses. As companies scramble to adopt new technologies (or watch their competitors do it), it's critical to understand the potential of these new tools before making decisions with lasting consequences. This is where Cortney Harding comes in.

Harding is a renowned authority in emerging technologies and a sought-after speaker. As a change architect, she understands the challenges and opportunities companies now face and how quickly businesses can be impacted. Harding's approach focuses on solving problems sustainably, which has led to unique speaking opportunities at events like DAVOS, Advertising Week Europe, and SXSW.

Harding is the Founder and CEO of Friends with Holograms, a transformative VR/AR agency that creates innovative experiences for training. Her clients include industry leaders like Coca-Cola, Meta, Verizon, Walmart, and the US Air Force. Her work has earned her multiple awards, including "Best VR/AR" at Mobile World Congress and Top HR product by HR Executive.

Harding's expertise extends beyond the corporate world, and she has taught at prestigious universities like Caltech, Barnard, NYU, and Columbia. She has guest lectured at Harvard Business School, Johns Hopkins, and Chapman University. Harding has worked with Meta to create "What is the Metaverse?" a groundbreaking course covering all aspects of the Metaverse, including safety and ethical issues.

Before founding Friends with Holograms, Harding led business development for Moth+Flame and several music technology startups. She has been featured in the New York Times, NPR, and Ad Week, and has written for Billboard, Teen Vogue, and the Village Voice. Harding is also the author of three books, including a recent one on using virtual reality for social change.

Cortney Harding Speaking Topics

  • Translating the Power of Technology for the Future

    The future of tech is upon us, and what is needed is a knowledgeable voice who can guide organizations as they gain a new understanding of how to capitalize on and harness the power of AI, the Metaverse and Virtual Reality for business success. The question for many starts with • just where do they begin? How companies and the business landscape are affected by all of this new technology remains to be seen, but we do know that while it will allow employees to work more efficiently, it just might replace their jobs altogether. Cortney Harding is a voice for the future who provides audiences with the confidence to not only embrace these new technologies, but understand the direct impact it can make on their organizations. What makes Cortney different is that she is not a futurist, but rather someone who has seen “the future” and provides tangible steps so that participants can walk away knowing how to translate this technology into something tangible that can encourage innovation, stimulate curiosity and stir excitement as they move their businesses forward. While the road to success in this new frontier is not without its challenges,the future of work could be as easy as focusing on our zones of genius and leaving everything else to an algorithm.

  • How to Strategically Prepare for AI Automation

    Discover the key factors to consider when preparing your organization for engagement with AI in any form, including innovation, technology infrastructure and more.

  • Myths vs. Realities of AI & the Metaverse

    Separate fact from fiction and get a realistic understanding of what AI and the Metaverse can and cannot offer your business. Gain insights into the current state of these new technologies and the opportunities that are already available.

  • Translating and Understanding the “New” Vocabulary

    Learn the essential vocabulary that will be used in the inter-connected future and how to interpret it. Understanding the terminology is key to making informed decisions and communicating with stakeholders in this new frontier.

  • Actionable Strategies to Leverage the Potential of AI and Spatial Computing

    Gain practical guidance on how to leverage the potential of this new technology for your organization, including ideas for immersive experiences, engaging content, and audience engagement.

Cortney Harding Videos

  • Cortney Harding (Friends with Holograms): XR Storytelling
    A talk from the Design Track at AWE USA 2018 - the World's #1 XR Conference & Expo in Santa Clara, California May 30- June 1, 2018. Cortney...

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Cortney Harding is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Translating the Power of Technology for the Future , How to Strategically Prepare for AI Automation, Myths vs. Realities of AI & the Metaverse, Translating and Understanding the “New” Vocabulary and Actionable Strategies to Leverage the Potential of AI and Spatial Computing. The estimated speaking fee range to book Cortney Harding for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Cortney Harding generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Sharon Gai, Ian Beacraft, Irena Cronin, Mark Kelly and Asha Saxena. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Cortney Harding for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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