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Los Angeles, California



Los Angeles, California

Amelia Island, Florida

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A Global Futurist and Serial Entrepreneur
Award Winning Visionary and Producer 
A Senior Fellow and Professor of Practice 
A Modern Day Technology Explorer




Thunderbird School of Global Management

Arizona State University (ASU)

Phoenix Arizona / 2021 - Present

Professor of Practice 


Florida International University (FIU)

Miami, Florida / 2018 - 2021

Director of iSTAR / CARTA 

Immersive Studio of Altered Reality 




Tempe, Arizona / Grad: 2004

Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies

Focus: Business & Sociology 

  • Travis Cloyd is the Global Futurist and Senior Fellow at Thunderbird School of Global Management (#1 masters in management program in the world) apart of Arizona State University (#1 most innovative university in the country), his former alumni. He previously served as the inaugural Futurist in Residence at Florida International University (FIU). 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, Cloyd is an in-demand executive with a focus on innovation, digital media, and the blockchain. He is the CEO of Worldwide XR (WXR) based in Los Angeles and Miami. WXR operates in partnership with CMG (Celebrity Management Group). He is a member of the Producers Guild of America (PGA) and serves on the PGA’s new media council. Also, he is Ambassador to the Global Blockchain Business Council. Cloyd is an award-winning producer and tech entrepreneur who is recognized in the top 350 of the Forbes 2021 Next 1000 Entrepreneur 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.

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