Sometimes called the “man from the future” Tom Emrich is a leading voice in augmented reality, virtual reality and wearable tech. He is committed to driving adoption and innovation in technology which is augmenting the human experience.
Tom is an investor and partner at Super Ventures, the first fund dedicated to augmented reality. He is also a community builder having grown a community of over 250,000 professionals dedicated to AR, VR & wearable tech through We Are Wearables, the largest wearable tech community in the world with chapters in Chicago, Toronto, San Francisco, Ottawa and Montreal, and AWE (Augmented World Expo) the largest AR+VR conference and expo in the world with dedicated dates in the USA, China and Europe and independent satellite events under the AWExr brand around the world.
Tom has been recognized as a global influencer for AR, VR and wearables and has presented talks at major conferences such as TEDx, SXSW, CVR, WT Conference, Wearable Technology Show, TOM*FW, and FITC. He regularly appears in the media as a futurist and expert including The New York Times, Huffington Post, Space Channel, CNN, BBC, CBC, Readers Digest, Globe and Mail and FASHION magazine.
Tom's passion for this space is driven by his belief that wearable tech plays a critical role in our human evolution. You can follow his thoughts on Twitter @TomEmrich.