AltspaceVR Events & Community Strategist, Microsoft
Becky Haruyama has more than twenty years of design/technology experience across a diverse range of categories including healthcare, games, research and incubation, productivity, e-commerce and publishing. She currently works on the AltspaceVR team at Microsoft, focusing on strategic events for social VR.
She recently spent a number of years working as a Principal Designer with the team responsible for designing HoloLens and Windows Mixed Reality platform. Becky is working at the forefront of mixed reality, and sees the potential for it to revolutionize the way people work, play and communicate.
Based in Seattle with her husband and son, Becky has lived and worked in Beijing and traveled extensively in Asia. Her personal philosophy is one of curiosity, insight and joy and with her work she aims to ensure the mixed reality culture is intentionally designed in such a way that everyone is welcome, safe and can fully extend their potential.
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