STEPHANIE RIGGS is a former Disney Imagineer whose career spans theatre, film, television, video games, software development, location-based experiences, and immersive technology. Her work has been featured around the world in The New York Times, BBC, Al Jazeera, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, and UploadVR. She has been invited to speak and present at prestigious conferences including SIGGRAPH, IEEE, World Immersion Forum, Digital Hollywood, Hollywood Entertainment Technology Festival, and the Tribeca Film Festival. She has collaborated on experiences with GoogleVR, Facebook/Oculus, Netflix, AmazonStudios, InceptionVR, and NYU's Future Realities Lab, and lead research at Yale University's Blended Reality Lab. She was most recently the Creative Director of Refinery29 and is the author of The End of Storytelling: The Future of Narrative in the Storyplex.