Kathleen Schröter is an immersive media expert helping companies understand the humane potential of technology.
For 11 years, Kathleen worked as Head of Marketing and Communications at the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute, a research institute for digital society, translating the newest
technological developments to stories. Kathleen helped bridge cutting-edge scientific development to business and product solutions across AR, XR, AI and Human-Machine Interaction.
Her insights allowed professionals across industries, the media and the broader public to contextualize tech trends, deepen their understanding of R&D processes, and explore sci-fi scenarios
that could soon become a reality. In 2018, Kathleen was one of 13 impactful women in tech honored by the Advanced Imaging Society with their Distinguished Leadership Awards.
In her current role of „Technologist and Alchemist” at J2C, she helps companies to drive their business forward by creating connections between concepts and people. For over a
decade Kathleen has been stringing together marketing storytelling and insights into future trends. Today, she uses an interdisciplinary approach, mixing a rigorous understanding of
cutting-edge technologies with other ways of knowing rooted in the science of yoga, nature and ancient philosophy. She works with clients from a range of industries, spanning
from FoodTech to music to help them market and develop their business.
She is an active member of international committees dedicated to immersive imaging technologies, including the European Committee of the Advanced Imaging Society and the global VR
Society and previously the Executive Manager of the 3IT Innovation Center for Immersive Imaging Technology.
As a public speaker, Kathleen inspires us to see the synergies of interdisciplinary approaches. Through her talks, she shares her deep knowledge of image processing, computer
vision and other immersive imaging technologies, as well as new ways to bring content to global audiences. She can also tell you why philosophy and physics are deeply connected,
how quantum physics is deeply embedded in the science of yoga, and how permaculture can not only help us tackle climate change, but also offers a powerful organizational model for innovative and