Creator. Immersive Tech. Community Builder.

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Bio/Resume

 

Jenn Duong is an immersive director and producer. With VR as her native medium, she has directed and produced a range of cutting edge projects from short form VR docs to VR music experiences for artists like Banks to a VR/AI experiences with Taryn Southern. Recently named in the top #25 in Onalytic’s 100 Top VR Influencers 2016, she is also a Future of Storytelling Fellow 2016, a featured creator that piloted the Google Jump Start program, as well as one of LA Weekly’s People of 2017.

In 2015, she co-founded Women in VR/AR one of the largest channels for resources, opportunities and collaboration in her industry. She has become a leader and advocate for women and underrepresented groups in the emerging technology space growing the role models of tomorrow through advocacy today.

Outside of VR, Duong is always down to talk Game of Thrones, dance awkwardly, and make art.

 
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PRESS / MEDIA


TriBeCa N.O.W. Creators 2018
LA Weekly’s People of 2017: Meet the 21 Year Old Changing the Face of Virtual Reality
Featured Google Jump Start Creator
2016 Fellow at FoST (www.futureofstorytelling.org)
Ranked #22 in the Top 100 Individual VR Influencers 2016
Ranked #11 in the Top 40 VR Executives 2016 from Haptical
VrRoom Women in VR 2017
Digital LA Top 20 Women in VR 2017
Started Women in VR/AR w/ Julie Young
Started 360 Technical Freelancer Directory 

Interviews
Voices of VR 2016 – Podcast
Mind Soak 2016 – Podcast
VR Creator Series 2016 – Interview
VR Dribble 2016 – Interview
Y&R: Global Ad Agency 2016 -- Feature
Friends with Holograms 2016 -- Podcast
The Real Virtual Show 2016, 2017 – Podcast
WTF Should I Do With My Life 2017 -- Interview
What is Virtual Reality?: Everything You Need to Know 2017 – EBook
Emerging Media Field Analysis by Ford Foundation 2018 – Analysis

Film Interviews
NAB Storytech 2016
Stellar Show 2016
VRScout VRLA Live 2017
Radiant Images - VR Deep Dive 2017

Judging
VR Fest - CES - 2017
VR Awards - 2017

 

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Keynotes: ESOMAR World Congress 2016, VRLA 2016, vNab 2017
Fireside Chat: Learn With Leade.rs 2016, VR Fest CES 2017, ETC Center 2017

Moderating: SXSW 2016, Upload Sundance VR Panel 2017, DigitalLA 2017, SoHo WiVR 2017

Panels: USC Annenberg VR 2016, Digital Hollywood Fall 2016, Advertising Week 2016, Pioneer in Skirts (Film) 2016, VR/AR Association 2017, Cinequest 2017, Exceptional Women In Publishing 2017, New Inc’s Versions 2017, Grace Hopper Celebration of Computing 2017, Mondo 2017, LA Music Video Festival 2017, UCLA Annenberg LeVRage 2017, USC Talent Week 2018

Hosting: United Nations Global People’s Summit 2017

Guest Lectures/Workshops: West Virginia University 2017, Upload LA VR Instructor 2017