Cathy Hackl, APR, is an Emmy-nominated broadcaster turned PR and social media speaker, & nationally-recognized live video consultant. Hackl is a digital storyteller that is recognized as one of the nation’s top latino digital influencers and tech innovators. She’s the organizer of Latin@s in VR and is a pioneer in the immersive public relations field. She is currently working with brands to craft 360-degree and virtual reality content strategies for connecting with Hispanic and mainstream audiences. She’s the head of Hispanic Marketing at Boom! Social and helps brands with their live video strategy through her consulting business. Hackl was also recognized by Onalytica as one of 2015's top 50 PR influencers and is the former director of Periscope Community Summit/Summit Live. She’s taught social media at IE Business & SDA Bocconi School of Management, two of Europe’s top business schools. Hackl has worked with CNN, FOX5, Discovery Channel, and ABC News and is currently a Huffington Post blogger and a Social Media Week contributor.