Caitlin Krause is a globally-recognized experience designer, learning expert, author, and keynote speaker. She teaches at Stanford University about technology and wellbeing, and she is Director of Business and Community Development for the Virtual World Society. In her books Mindful by Design (2019) and Designing Wonder (2020) and through her organizational consulting, Caitlin helps individual leaders and teams leverage mindfulness, storytelling, and design to form better human-centered relationships with mindful technology.

As founder of the MindWise consultancy, co-founder of the Center of Wise Leadership, and a virtual reality, XR and AI specialist, Caitlin contributes to building products and experiences that promote humanity, innovation and emotional intelligence. She speaks worldwide, delivering keynotes and leading professional development and learning workshops.

Caitlin actively guides leaders about effective uses of virtual reality and immersive storytelling to allow imagination and creativity to flourish. Caitlin has more than a decade of experience as an educator, promoting mindful leadership and learning models throughout organizations. She holds a BA from Duke University and an MFA from Lesley University, and believes in embracing creative constraints, living a life filled with moments of wonder, and connecting with passion, purpose and presence.