"VR and AR captivate me. It never gets old introducing someone to virtual reality! Their reaction is priceless! My dream is to introduce virtual reality and augmented reality to the masses and teach them about how to use it, and what it can be used for" Laura Hall


"People are going to gradually find ways to leverage VR for business. The future is now and now is the time to stay ahead of the curve and look a bit deeper into VR/AR marketing trends” Garrett



Feb 18th - Atlanta Chapter Launch Event


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Laura Hall laura@thevrara.com 
President, Atlanta

Laura Hall, also known as The Virtual Reality Girl, her top strengths include: Futuristic, Ideation, strategy, and team leading. She has been mentored by some of the best minds in the world and looks forward working to contributing to the VR/AR industry. She is a strategic advisor to executives by helping them to develop game-changing strategies based on her methodologies for capitalizing on technology innovations and their future impact. She is an expert of execution. She is honored and grateful to be the President of the Atlanta VRARA. She looks forward to working with the members of the VRARA. 

Garrett Adams 
IT Director, Atlanta

Garrett is a digital marketing engineer with years of experience with developing marketing strategies for businesses. Garrett is committed to and passionate about technology. He brings a well-rounded perspective to the table and can quickly grasp the intricacies of virtually any technology. His role is to assist the members of the Atlanta VRARA Association with technical aspects for events.

Jeff Olm, Advisor 

Jeff Olm is an industry veteran with extensive experience developing and applying the production and post-production processes and procedures that provide the optimum viewer experience in VR and AR.  Jeff has 30 years of diverse experience in motion pictures, television broadcast, multimedia, and streaming video.  He is a self-starter with a positive attitude and the ability to lead and train teams of technicians and artists.  Jeff excels in conceiving and creating reliable HD, 2K, 4K, 8K, mobile, Television, Theatrical, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality and viewer experiences. Jeff currently works for Jaunt VR.  Founded in 2013, Jaunt is the leading developer of the hardware, software, tools, and applications that enable cinematic VR and put the power of virtual reality in the hands of today’s best content creators.  Jeff’s recent work in Virtual Reality includes commercials, games, and short films. He has created Virtual Reality experiences for Disney, Paul McCartney, The National Football League and Major League Baseball.  Jeff’s recent feature film projects as a part of the Technicolor color and 3D Finishing team include: Avengers - Age of Ultron, The Revenant, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Terminator Genisys.

James Sowers, Advisor

Abandoned at birth, James learned at an early age the survival skills necessary to succeed in life.  He has been an avid reader of biographies of successful individuals from a young age. He started modeling these individuals and started saving and investing as a young boy. In 2012 his career as a singer songwriter came to a halt due to injuries sustained by a careless individual running a red light in a car accident. Not one to be deterred by circumstances James continues to move forward in his progress to recovering. He is currently an Angel investor supporting mission driven founders and teams solving the worlds toughest problems. James is currently working on projects that will allow any one regardless of race or background to build the life they imagine free from social and economic circumstances in a world were bias due to race and gender no longer exist. 



The Atlanta Chapter is looking for members to become a part of the Atlanta team. Email Laura if interested! 


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