Karl is the organizer of the SVVR (Silicon Valley Virtual Reality), a community of developers, entrepreneurs, hackers and artists dedicated to advancing affordable and accessible virtual reality products and experiences. The SVVR hosts monthly meetings for virtual reality enthusiasts to come together for collaboration and discussion. The SVVR also hosted the Silicon Valley Virtual Reality Conference & Expo which was the world's first professional conference dedicated to consumer virtual reality. Karl has a background in creating Telepresence Systems but has since shifted his focus to virtual reality. He feels virtual reality will change the world.
Reshma Saujani is the founder and CEO of Girls Who Code and the former deputy public advocate of New York City. As Executive Director of the Fund for Public Advocacy, Reshma brought together public and private sectors to encourage entrepreneurship and civic engagement across NYC. Today, she has galvanized industry leaders to close the gender gap in STEM education and empowered girls to pursue careers in technology and engineering through her nonprofit, Girls Who Code. Their mission is to help women reach gender parity in computing fields by exposing more girls to computer science at a young age.
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