August 9, 2016

Leah Hunter on disruption by AR

About the Guest:

Leah Hunter has spent her career exploring the intersection of technology, culture, and design. She writes about the human side of tech for Fast Company, O’Reilly Radar, Business Punk, and mentors tech companies.

Formerly AVP of Innovation at Idea Couture and an editor at MISC Magazine, she is an ethnographer by both training and nature. She has lead innovation sessions for clients such as Banana Republic, Apple, PepsiCo, American Express, Electrolux, and Levi’s. When she’s not writing, you can find Leah: emceeing the SXSW Accelerator; leading IDEATE, a camp of entrepreneurs and world-changers at Burning Man; modeling; consulting for; or teaching MBA courses and workshops on new technology and ethnography at grad schools.

About the Podcast:

Leah Hunter is a Fast Company writer and futurist passionate about the human side of tech, fashion and augmented reality (AR). She describes how AR will disrupt big, heavy industries and completely change our lives. She gives advice on how to predict the future: be uncomfortable, she argues.

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