Dana Ware is an international award-winning, Chicana director with 17+ years of experience in the entertainment industry, and 8+ years of VR/AR experience. She has an undergraduate degree from UCLA and subsequently completed a Master's Degree in Entertainment Arts and Engineering - Game Development as well as a Master’s in Fine Arts degree in Film and New Media, both from the University of Utah. In 2019, Dana became a Creative Director at The VOID where she helped to explore the future of VR storytelling and directing. Dana’s work includes a hyper-reality TV series, at-home VR experiences, LBE VR (location based experience VR), simulator rides, and AR projects. She specializes in developing innovative and magical experiences by combining virtual and physical realities into hyper-reality. Dana is an Ambassador for Women in Games - WIGJ. She also serves as a Future Realities Summit Advisor for GDC - The Game Developers Conference where she helps to advance the VR/AR industry.