Co-Founder, Managing Director, DAQRI International
Gaia Dempsey is a creative strategist and pioneer in the field of augmented reality, driving the adoption of DAQRI’s enterprise 4D technology worldwide. Gaia is leading DAQRI’s international expansion and recently opened DAQRI’s first European office in Dublin, Ireland. In her new position as Managing Director, DAQRI International, Gaia is charged with establishing the company’s brand presence in Europe and spearheading global research and partnership opportunities.
Gaia previously served as DAQRI’s vice president of marketing, overseeing brand development and strategy. With extensive experience bringing products to market, she contributed in the launch of all of DAQRI’s major projects, including the Smart Helmet, the world’s first professional-grade human machine interface for the enterprise; 4D Studio, DAQRI’s open platform for creating 4D experiences and Elements 4D, DAQRI’s first commercially available educational product.
Prior to DAQRI, Gaia co-founded Demeter Interactive, a digital marketing and communications firm, where she provided marketing and social media services to tech startups and companies focused on sustainability. Before that, she worked as a marketing specialist at the premier sustainability conference Opportunity Green. She began her career at start-up incubator Idealab, where she implemented social media programs for the company and its portfolio companies. Gaia received a Bachelor of Arts from New York University. She is based in Dublin, Ireland.