A Metaverse Beyond Gaming
Deputy Director for Acceleration (She/Her)
Alex Swartsel leads research and demonstration projects that showcase how innovations like XR can drive economic mobility. Alex has held senior roles at Teach For America’s DC region and with U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Sheldon Whitehouse. She has a BA from Wellesley and an MBA from Yale.
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Global Policy Director (He/Him)
Kevin Chan is a global policy director at Meta, focused on the metaverse and creator economy. He launched and led Facebook’s Canadian public policy team and received a Harvard Technology and Democracy Fellowship for his leadership on the Facebook’s Canadian Election Integrity Initiative.
Sara Lisa Vogl
VR Creator (She/Her)
In love with the idea of new worlds, Sara Lisa Vogl explores the diverse potentials of immersive virtual realities for a shared future. As founder of R00TS CLUB, an emerging metaverse community space, she champions diversity and inclusion. She's a WIIT cofounder and WEF GFC member.
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