Caitlin Krause

Caitlin Krause
CEO, MindWise; Chief Wellness Officer, Tripp, Stanford University

Caitlin Krause is an XR experience designer, author and keynote speaker fostering metaverse fluency. Founder of the XR studio and consultancy MindWise, her thought leadership thrives at the intersection of technology, innovation and well-being. She teaches about digital well-being and XR at Stanford University. In 2021, she authored the book Designing Wonder: Leading Transformative Experiences in XR.

Caitlin has advised global organizations including Google, Meta, LinkedIn, Oracle, TED, Evernote, University of San Francisco, ETH Zürich, and the US State Department. She has created and run numerous collaborative experiences in social XR, fusing presence, storytelling, meditation and emotional intelligence. She is a writer and designer for digital therapeutic applications that incorporate haptics and biofeedback. She holds an MFA from Lesley University and a BA from Duke University. After two decades of leadership experience, she wrote Mindful By Design (Corwin Press, 2019) helping individuals and teams navigate complexity and change in the future of work, prioritizing mindful well-being, design and imagination.