Jessica Manins

Main focus: virtual reality

Twitter handle: @jessicamanins


Languages: English

City: Wellington

Country: New Zealand

Topics: virtual reality, leadership, peer coaching, innovation ecosystems


Jessica Manins is CEO of the leading interactive VR/AR studio, Mixt and cofounder of PROJECTR® New Zealand’s virtual and mixed reality centre. She led the establishment of The New Zealand VR/AR Association and is a 2017 finalist in the Wellingtonian of The Year science and technology category.
Previous Regional Director of BizDojo and Chief Customer Officer at StarNow, Jessica is right at the vanguard of new delivery technology.   She is the lead on a cutting edge research and development project on VR Therapy working with The Breast Cancer Foundation and is passionate about the use of transformative technology in healthcare.
As a leading voice in the tech sector for women in NZ, Jessica is involved in a number of initiates to support female entrepreneurs and showing the value of the creative tech sector to the NZ economy including partnering with TechWeek to deliver the headline Creative Realities.