Travis W. Cloyd
TRAVIS W. CLOYD
Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles, California
Amelia Island, Florida
A Global Futurist and Serial Entrepreneur.
Award Winning Visionary and Producer.
A Senior Fellow and Professor of Practice.
A Modern Day Technology Explorer.
GLOBAL FUTURIST & SENIOR FELLOW
Thunderbird School of Global Management
Arizona State University (ASU)
Phoenix Arizona / 2021 - Present
Professor of Practice
FUTURIST IN RESIDENCE
Florida International University (FIU)
Miami, Florida / 2018 - 2021
Director of iSTAR / CARTA
Immersive Studio of Altered Reality
2018 Visionary Leadership Awards (Cinequest : Silicon Valley)
2018 Best VR Film : Speed Kills VR (Cinequest : Silicon Valley)
2018 Best VR Sci-Fi Film : The Humanity Bureau (Cinequest)
2018 Best Entertainment Mobile App : OneTouchVR (MUSE)
ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY (ASU)
Tempe, Arizona / Grad: 2004
Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies
Focus: Business & Sociology
OBSERVE MEDIA INC.
Year Founded 2016
MEGA WORLD MEDIA LLC
Year Founded 2009
Travis Cloyd is currently the Global Futurist and Senior Fellow at Thunderbird School of Global Management (#1 masters in management program in world) apart of Arizona State University (#1 most innovative university in the country) his former alumni. He was previously the inaugural Futurist in Residence at FIU (Florida International University). He is also a Professor of Practice at Thunderbird and Adjunct Professor and the Director of iSTAR (Immersive Studio for Altered Reality) within CARTA (College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts) at FIU.
On the enterprise side he is a executive with a focus on innovation, digital media and the blockchain. He is the CEO of WXR (Worldwide XR) based in Los Angeles and Miami. A partner company to industry leading licensing agency CMG (Celebrity Management Group). He is a member of the PGA (Producers Guild of America) where he is on the new media council. He is on the VRARA (Virtual Reality Augmented Reality Association) and ambassador to the GBBC (Global Blockchain Business Council). An award-winning producer and 2018 Visionary of the Year at Cinequest in Silicon Valley. He is a tech entrepreneur who is recognized in the top 250 on the Forbes 2021 Next 1000 Entrepreneurs list.
He’s created immersive content for major international studios, iconic brands, legendary actors, global musicians, top athletes and historical figures over the last two decades. Currently, breaking new ground leading the industry in developing, producing and licensing experiential content. Focused on future technologies around AI, Machine Learning, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality, Spatial Computing, Blockchain and Gaming. Ranging from developing 3D digital humans surrounding famous people like Jackie Robinson and James Dean to creating XR experiences with today’s major superstars, like NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes. He's been a leading future tech advocate, speaker and industry expert whose point of view is frequently sought by top media outlets and been quoted in Forbes, BBC, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Wareable, Variety, Deadline, Hollywood Reporter, CNBC over the years. He sits on many advisory boards, impact committees and spends his free time exploring next level innovation that extends the boundaries of content engagement.