Speakers

Jared Ficklin

Jared Ficklin

Position

Strategic Design Partner with Magic Leap & Chief Creative Technologist

Company

argodesign

Description

As an innovator, futurist & product designer Jared is always exploring the boundary between humans and technology. Currently Jared is leading the strategic design partnership with Magic Leap helping to create the model for spatial computing. He lives by the mantra “Think by Making, Deliver by Demo” and believes technology should serve humanity.

Jared was the first to bring live fire to the TED stage and Augmented Reality Porta Potties to Burning Man. He also spent time as a cowboy in 1867 as part of the PBS living history experience Texas Ranch House, advocates for smart overhead Mass Transit in the form of Urban Cable and remains co-director of the Austin Public Skatepark Action Committee. He is a frog design fellow.