About Jessica Lauretti
Jessica Lauretti is an artist, entrepreneur and thought leader based in New York City. She has a diverse background working at the intersection of art, politics and culture and has expertise in immersive tech, social impact and new media. She has been featured on most major broadcast and digital media outlets as well as honored with several awards and nominations.
Her professional career spans the bleeding edge of the startup media world from an executive role at immersive tech startup RYOT to a development role at social impact startup Purpose and a production role at new media disruptor VICE. She is currently the Global Head of RYOT Studio — the award winning, global, creative studio for Oath, a Verizon company. She is an award winning Creative Director and Executive Producer who has spoken at keynote events around the world and serves on the Advisory Council of Google News Lab’s Journalism 360 Program.
Prior to her professional career she was a singer in the band This Frontier Needs Heroes and Co-Founder of Heroic Endeavours Records. She’s released 3 albums, received global accolades and toured the world. She aims to tell stories to modern audiences that reflect on the human experience.