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Cathy Hackl

Future Lighthouse
Chief Communications Officer
Cathy Hackl is an Emmy-nominated broadcaster turned social media marketer & nationally-recognized live video and VR/AR influencer and speaker. She's the organizer of Latin@s in VR and is a pioneer in the immersive marketing field. Hackl is a bilingual storyteller that is recognized as one of the nation's top latino digital influencers and tech innovators. Through her personal consulting business, she helps brands with their live video strategy and has worked with brands like Teradata, TNT Latin America and Applebee's. Hackl is a recognized marketing expert and has been featured in Telemundo, Mashable, The Huffington Post, FOX News, CNN en Español, Silicon Beat, and NTN24. She is an advisor to VR Salon, is an international group of VR & AR creators, influencers, actors, producers, and directors connecting talent, stories, and funding. Hackl is also a part of the team of creatives working on the #HELPERASE Child Trafficking documentary that seeks to use VR for social good. She is a member of Women in VR and recently keynoted at VR Fest MX, Latin America's 1st International VR Festival. Hackl has given talks across Asia, Europe, Latin America and the US, including speaking at Facebook's headquarters in Silicon Valley and Twitter's headquarters in San Francisco.

Hackl was also recognized by Onalytica in 2016 as one of the top 10 Augmented Reality influencers and by the Huffington Post as one of the Top 10 Live Video Influencers to Follow. She's the former director of Periscope Community Summit/Summit Live. She's taught social media at IE Business & SDA Bocconi School of Management, two of Europe's top business schools. Hackl has worked with CNN, FOX5, Discovery Channel, and ABC News and is currently a Huffington Post blogger and a Social Media Week contributor. She's fluent in English and Spanish and proficient in Portuguese.

Social Media Presence
Twitter: twitter.com/CathyHackl
Periscope: periscope.tv/CathyHackl
Facebook: www.facebook.com/hacklcathy
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/cathyhackl
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cathyhackl/
Snapchat: http://snapchat.com/add/cathy.hackl
YouTube: www.youtube.com/cathyhackl