Sometimes called the “man from the future” Tom Emrich is a leading voice in wearable technology committed to driving adoption and innovation in technology augmenting the human experience.
He is an investor and partner at Super Ventures, the first fund and incubator dedicated to augmented reality and a community builder, founding We are Wearables, the largest wearable tech community of its kind in the world with a reach of over 100,000 and chapters across North America.
He is also co-producer of Augmented World Expo (AWE) the largest AR and VR conference now in California, Europe and Asia. Tom has been recognized as a global influencer for both wearable tech and virtual reality and has presented talks at major conferences such as TEDx, WT Conference, Wearable Technology Show, TOM*FW, and FITC and regularly appears in the media as a wearable tech expert including The New York Times, CNN, BBC, CBC, Readers Digest and FASHION magazine.
His passion for this space is driven by his belief that wearable tech plays a critical role in our human evolution.
His favourite quote is “The key to change is understanding that our job as citizens is to work hard each and every day to narrow the gap between the World As Is and the World As It Should Be” (Barack Obama)