Jody Medich

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Jody Medich

Futurist, Product Designer

About Jody

Jody creates superhumans, not supercomputers. Rather than teaching humans the right buttons to push, she uses cognitive computing (AI, AR/VR, robotics, sensors, etc.) to speak human. The resulting tools dramatically extend, augment and amplify human abilities and are as easy to control as our own bodies. She might read too much Batman. But in her 23-year design career, Jody has created just about everything from holograms to robots and R&D.

Her most notable work includes UX design for DARPA’S Big Dog, Principal Experience Designer on the HoloLens Project at Microsoft, HMI for Toyota’s AiCar, and Principal UX at LEAP Motion. She recently founded SuperhumanX to define the future of human machine interface (HMI) through radical inclusion, leveraging brain machine interface, sensors, robotics, AI and AR/VR. She also travels the world speaking about the future of these technologies and their impact on the world for Singularity University and groups like WIRED, Google, and TEDx.

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