Kadine James is considered one of the top 100 most influential women working in blockchain, digital fashion, 3D printing, augmented reality, virtual reality, spatial computing, XR, immersive gaming, NFT’s and innovation. A pioneer in leading change in the immersive technology industry. She works at the intersection of future technology, strategy, and storytelling, engaging audiences across the globe around the future applications of emerging technologies.
Founder, futurist, creative technologist, creative director, artist, activist, digital curator, immersive XR producer, digital maker, innovator & emerging technology expert, Kadine James is a prominent tech evangelist. Combining 10+ years’ experience in AI machine learning, 3D printing, virtual reality, augmented reality, XR and immersive technology, she’s driven by big ideas, a global mindset and empowering the use of 5G/VR/AR/XR across the digital arts and creative tech industries. Kadine is especially committed to the next generation of industry 5.0
Kadine is the Creative Technology Strategist at Verizon Media’s Emmy award winning and Oscar nominated RYOT Studios working with the world’s leading brands. RYOT is Verizon Media’s Emmy Award®-winning content studio and innovation lab that brings astonishing storytelling, immersive experiences and groundbreaking technology to every corner of the world. From XR experiences to advertising and content technology in a 5G world, RYOT is the incubator of innovation and is revolutionising the next generation of content creation. In 2018, RYOT launched a state-of-the-art motion capture studio with the mission to create new content formats of the future. Highlights include 2 Emmy Award® wins and 3 nominations, 3 Academy Awards® nominations, a Future of Media Peabody Award, and consecutive official festival selections at Sundance, Tribeca Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival and SXSW. RYOT has recently produced a 10-part docuseries for Quibi in partnership with Lebron James’ SpringHIll Ent., and the 7min animated music video for Lil Dicky’s Earth which has garnered 244M video views in partnership with Scooter Braun’s SB Projects.
Kadine sits on the UK5G Creative Industries Board.
Kadine is Co-Founder of Aniseed, the world’s first carbon neutral NFT platform.