Aleissia Laidacker

Creative Technology Director

Aleissia Laidacker is a Creative Technology Director with over 20 years experience in the Immersive Technology space.

She is a leader in AR/XR, where she was Head of Developer Experience at Magic Leap. Working with numerous partners to find creative and technically innovative ways of pushing the boundaries of interactions and storytelling using Augmented Reality.

Aleissia is currently working with The Mill, leading the Creative Technology teams globally to dream and build impactful experiences using leading-edge technology to bring a new kind of wonder, interaction & depth to audiences.. She is also working with Spatial Activations, a creative agency that brings together top-of-class expertise from multiple disciplines to pivot commercial and public spaces towards relevant content that will attract a new generation of audiences.

Previous to working in the XR space, she worked in Game Development for over 10 years. Having led the Technology, Gameplay and AI Direction on some large game franchises such as Assassin's Creed at Ubisoft.
She is also co-founder of Mixed Flour, an Immersive Design Company focused on creating location-based experiences that bring together Food, Technology and Interaction Design.

As a technology evangelist, she often speaks at conferences, about XR, Interaction Design, Immersive Experiences, The Metaverse and Artificial Intelligence.

She was voted as Top 30 People to Watch in Augmented Reality by Next Reality.