Helen Papagiannis



Helen Papagiannis

Chief Innovation Officer (CIO)
Infinity Augmented Reality Inc.
New York City, USA

Nearing completion of her doctoral degree, Helen has been working with Augmented Reality (AR) for nearly a decade with a focus on storytelling and creating compelling experiences in AR. Helen was named among the NEXT 100 Top Influencers of the Digital Media Industry in 2013, and was featured as an innovator in the book, “Augmented Reality: An Emerging Technologies Guide to AR”, published in 2013.

Prior to joining Infinity AR, she was a Senior Research Associate at York University’s Augmented Reality Lab in the Department of Film, Faculty of Fine Art. Helen has presented her interactive work and PhD research at global conferences and invited events including TEDx (Technology, Entertainment, Design), ISMAR (International Society for Mixed and Augmented Reality) and ISEA (International Symposium for Electronic Art).

Helen’s TEDx 2011 talk was featured among the Top 10 Talks on Augmented Reality and Gamified Life. Prior to her augmented life, Helen was a member of the internationally renowned Bruce Mau Design studio where she was project lead on “Massive Change: The Future of Global Design”, an internationally touring exhibition and best-selling book examining the new inventions, technologies, and events changing the world.