Welcome to the people who empower through innovation and creativity. The four pillars of our team culture are integrity, high energy, world class excellence and love.

CEO & Co-Founder
President & Co-Founder
Director of Programming & Associate Director
Director, Digital Content & Product Manager
Manager, Picture The Possibilities
Festival Director
Events & Development Manager
Product Designer
VR Programs & Film Producer
Marketing Manager
Lead Graphic Designer
Chief Concierge & Event Planner
Volunteer Manager & Associate Producer
Publicity Manager
Bookkeeping & Finance
Information Services
Hospitality & Event Manager

Board of Directors

Kathleen J. Powell
President & Co-Founder
Halfdan Hussey
CEO & Co-Founder
Satjiv Chahil*
CEO/Board Advisor
Margaret Chai Maloney*
President, 1929 Productions
Carlos Montalvo*
CEO Tech Start-up Advisor
David Sobel*
Retired Kaiser Permanente
Geoff Stedman*
VP Marketing, Kaleidescape

* Independent Voting Members

Leadership Council

Jaye Bailey
Vice President, San Jose State University
Gilles BianRosa
Samsung Electronics
David C. Brett
President, Brett Company
Christina Brodbeck
Managing Partner at Rivet Ventures
Amber Caska
Jeff Colvin
Executive VP, Comerica Bank
Martin Cooper
Inventor, Entrepreneur, Futurist
Gary Dillabough
Managing Partner at Navitas Capital
Maureen Fan
Co-Founder & CEO, Baobab Studios
Kara Goldin
Founder & CEO, HINT
Todd Hoddick
Ken Lowe
Ellen McGirt
Phil Molyneux
President, Freeman
Kevin Swint
Katherine Vidal
Winston & Strawn
Esther Wojcicki
Creative Commons
Kari Phylis Wolff
Oakland A's
Steve Wozniak
Co-Founder, Apple Inc.

VR Advisory Council

Rahat Ahmed
Co-Founder, TrinityVR
Eric Darnell
Chief Creative Officer, Baobab Studios
Paul T. Kim
Director, Content & Services, Samsung
Karl Krantz
Founder, SVVR
Jon Oakes
Business Development, SVVR


Joel Coler
Retired Fox Studio Executive
Christine Storey
Founder, Midnite Express