Ryan Pulliam is the co-founder and CMO of Specular Theory, an award-winning immersive technology and content company based in Venice Beach, CA., that creates and distributes industry-leading VR/AR/MR technologies and tools for enterprise, training, games and entertainment. Ryan was named Top 20 Women in VR and Top 101+ Women Leading the Virtual Reality (VR) Industry.
As a fast-growing and acclaimed studio, Specular Theory has been recognized for their thought provoking works, including their Perspective VR trailblazing original film series on empathy which was one of the most talked about pieces at the 2015 and 2016 Sundance and Tribeca Film Festival’s. Specular Theory also received the first-ever VR award from The Streamy Awards (Game Lab in 360) and was one of five companies to win the Innov8 v-commerce competition presented by Walmart’s tech incubator Store No.8. In 2018, Specular Theory won Best Branded/Commercial VR experience at the VR Fest Awards for Behind The Style; an interactive VR fashion story created in partnership with Accenture. Specular released their first VR game title last summer in partnership with Sony Pictures for Hotel Transylvania Popstic , which launched at over 500 VR arcades worldwide and on Viveport, Viveport Subscription and Steam. Hotel Transylvania Popstic has won two awards for Best XR Game at the 2018 Barcelona Games World and Best VR Game at the 2019 VR Fest Awards at CES.