A noted entrepreneur, engineer and digital cinema pioneer Mary Spio is the President of Next Galaxy Corp – a leading developer of innovative fully immersive Consumer Virtual Reality technology and content solutions. Mary has provided technical direction, marketing leadership and brand building guidance to many of the world’s largest companies including Microsoft Xbox, Coca Cola, The Tribune News Company, Wal-Mart, Clear Channel and over 200 radio station groups.
Mary sits on the USA Today panel of CEOs, Presidents, Founders, and Chairmen where she advises on leadership trends a few times a year. A pioneer of Digital Cinema – Spio’s patented the digital media delivery and demographic targeting technology inventions that helped The Boeing Company create a new division - Boeing Digital Cinema to digitally distribute high grossingg movies including Star Wars, Planet of the Apes and much more.
Under her leadership, Next Galaxy has created an integrated suite of content management and delivery tools for virtual reality content creators and consumers. Next Galaxy’s flagship application – CEEK is a fully immersive social VR hub for accessing entertainment, education and branded experiences. Ceek simulates the communal experience of attending live events, such as concerts, movies, sporting events or business conferences. In short, Next Galaxy is building the meeting places of the future.