Linda Ricci is a seasoned Senior Strategist with a dedicated focus on the impact of emerging technologies and XR (VR/AR/MR/Metaverse). With a strong background in tech, strategy, and innovation she advises global leaders on entering, marketing, and commercializing transformative tech. Prior to her 2022 role at Meta, where she led partnerships for the $150 Immersive Learning Fund, Linda consulted for major international brands including TDK Electronics, Alantra, Altria, Bacardi, Canon Professional, Technicolor and Faith Popcorn. She has also directed digital strategy for top Madison Avenue ad agencies, merging consumer insights and next-gen technology into experiences that generates results. An evangelist for the XR ecosystem, Linda serves on the board of the Virtual World Society and is a global speaker on the impact of AI, XR and Web 3.0. Beyond strategic work, she’s a skilled interdisciplinary artist (including virtual reality) and holds an MBA from Rotterdam School of Management. A dual EU-US citizen, she’s lived extensively in both The Netherlands and The UK.
Linda Ricci’s Background in XR
Linda’s Background in Touch as an Artist in VR/XR
What Industries Can Benefit from Haptic Technology
How XR Can Support Grassroots Initiatives and The Future of Community
The Challenges of Integrating Haptics into XR
Linda’s Connection from Visual Art to the XR Industry
The Future of Art in Sensory Technology
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