Tanya Laird

SHORTLISTED NOMINEE: 

ENTREPRENEUR OF EXCELLENCE –


Tanya Laird has been at the forefront of emerging creative technology spanning games, film, TV, comics, music, Immersive theatre, Transmedia Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence. She is the creator of the VR Writers Room; the co-organiser for the VR & AR focused meetup group “Augmenting Reality”, Immersive Technology Ambassador for ESL UK and co-chair of the Immerse UK content sub group. She is also a board advisor for the British Games Institute and the winner of a ‘Women in Games’ Award for her contributions to the games industry. As an Asian Woman in the Games industry Tanya is part of less than 4% in this field, and has dealt with the constant challenges surrounding this. Due to her experiences Tanya has been invited to sit as the first co-chair of BAME in Games, to provide a voice for minorities within the games industry.


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