Dr. Helen Papagiannis has been working with AR for over a decade as a researcher, designer, and technology evangelist. Dr. Papagiannis was named among the Top 100 Influencers of AR (#8) by Onalytica, and as a finalist for the prestigious World Technology Award 2016. She is the former chief innovation officer at Infinity Augmented Reality Inc. (New York and Tel Aviv), and was a senior research associate at York University’s Augmented Reality Lab.

Dr. Papagiannis has presented her interactive work and Ph.D. research at global conferences including TEDx, ISMAR (International Society for Mixed and Augmented Reality), and ISEA (International Symposium for Electronic Art). Her TEDx talk was featured among the Top 10 Talks on Augmented Reality and Gamified Life. 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 published by Phaidon examining the new inventions, technologies, and events changing the world. She is the author of “Augmented Human: How Technology is Shaping the New Reality”, published by O’Reilly Media.