VibesCast #12: Leila Amirsadeghi Joins Vibes + Logic as Metaverse and XR Advisor
Microsoft Mixed Reality Exec and Event Production Veteran Brings Over 20 Years of Digital and XR Experience to Vibes + Logic
Vibes + Logic, a generative AI immersive music platform, is excited to announce the addition of Leila Amirsadeghi to its team as Metaverse and XR advisor. Leila brings over 20 years of experience in digital and XR technology to the company, including in her current role as Principal Product Manager on Microsoft’s metaverse platforms Mesh and AltspaceVR.
As an early pioneer in the metaverse, Leila has a wealth of experience working with major brands and franchises such as Disney, Red Bull, Mattel, Warner Bros, Live Nation, Meow Wolf, Activision, Universal Studios, Halo, and Star Wars. She’s worked on large-scale physical and virtual events and festivals, including BRCvr, Burning Man, and Lightning in a Bottle. Leila co-created the Unreal Garden, the world's first mixed reality consumer LBE (location-based entertainment) experience, co-authored the book “A Handbook of Research on the Global Impacts & Roles of Immersive Media,” founded XR consultancy MESH, and is a member of Spatial Activations. Leila holds seats on several technology and entertainment company boards, including Cloudtree Ventures, AIXR’s LBE Advisory Board and the NAB Insight Advisory Group, is a frequent speaker on all things Immersive, XR and LBE, and has been a Burner since 2002.
As Vibes + Logic’s Metaverse and XR Advisor, Leila will advise on how to build the most visually stunning music visualization platform for our homes and the Metaverse using the latest and upcoming technologies.
Vibes + Logic will be raising its seed round in February 2023, and is currently gathering early interest from potential investors here: https://www.vibesandlogic.com/vibes-logic-seed-round-early-bird-pitch-preview-registration
In celebration of Leila's arrival, Digital Artist and Creative Director Mart Biemans has hand-crafted a personalized 1/1 Lumen 👀🎵 for Leila, representing her personality, inclusive nature, passions, experience, and work. Leila’s 1/1 NFT will be minted in a special V+L Braintrust collection commemorating our advisors on the blockchain.
Leila joins a team of accomplished entrepreneurs, industry experts and advisors at Vibes + Logic, including:
- Richard Blakely, streaming, IoT, and robotics entrepreneur and co-founder/CEO of Milicast (acquired by Dolby Feb ’22), Influxis, and Xirsys providing streaming solutions for Spotify, Vimeo/Livestream, Dolby, NFL, NBC, HBO, and Amazon Prime
- Grant Skinner, patent co-inventor and tech agency entrepreneur delivering mission-critical digital products, frameworks, and services for Microsoft, Google, Meta, Adobe, Disney, NASCAR, and EA
- Koen De Puysseleir, nightclub and music festival lighting systems integration and miniaturization advisor, co-founder @EiG Live and TC-Supply / ShowKontrol. Tiësto's lighting and production director for 10yrs. Built music festival stages for Electric Daisy Carnival (LiveNation / Insomniac), Ultra, Coachella (AEG Presents), Tomorrowland, Pal Mundo, Groove Cruise, Dreamstate, and Lazeface
- Neville Reeves, product strategy lead for Snoop Dogg, MasterClass, and Tony Robbins
- AJ Joseph, Adobe’s Chief Creative Director and founder of Adobe Studio, Adobe’s internal agency
- Alex Amado, Adobe’s 17-year marketing veteran and agency entrepreneur
- Aaron Wahle, Sony Pictures and MGM exec with 20 years of global IP marketing for The Amazing Spider-Man, James Bond 007 (Skyfall, Spectre), and Blade Runner 2049
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