ADAORA is a media innovator; a strategic communicator and award-winning storyteller who works at the intersection of media and emerging technology. She drives nuanced understanding of complex global issues and emerging digital technology: what it is, how to use it, and when. She’s a versatile former broadcast journalist whose roles have ranged from corporate to startups, concept to product development, and strategy to execution. Whether leading consulting services, advising executives and entrepreneurs, or reporting from a war zone, she delivers in matrixed environments.
Her career began at ABC News after she graduated from the UCLA School of Law and the University of Michigan. For more than a decade she reported on global events from Boston to Baghdad, producing and presenting stories on air for which she won numerous awards.
Since then she’s built a consulting and execution practice leading efforts, as well as collaborating on digital transformations, emerging technology initiatives, supporting startup and venture capital portfolio success, media products and business operations, strategic communications and marketing at the likes of the NYC Media Lab, Bloomberg LP, and Rothenberg Ventures.
About Emerging Reality Technology
Convening the technologists, academics, storytellers and startup veterans that New York City hosts and attracts will create an invigorating boost to VR/AR’s momentum as we head into 2017.
Industries have been conditioned to pay attention to what’s down the road—even if it’s only 1 percent of your time, it’s never too soon—that’s one of the lessons of digital. You need to be in parallel with the revolution. The eyeballs are going to go there.