Kathleen Schröter is Head of Marketing & Communications at the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute and the Executive Manager of the 3IT – Innovation Center for Immersive Imaging Technology. Since 2014, Kathleen’s work has focused on solutions and technologies to serve the evolving Virtual Reality market. Kathleen is an active member of international committees dedicated to immersive imaging technologies including the European Committee of the Advanced Imaging Society and the global VR Society. In 2018, Kathleen was one of 13 impactful women in tech honored by the Advanced Imaging Society with their Distinguished Leadership Award.
In addition to her roles as a consultant and trustee, Kathleen is an in-demand host for events in the digital media and immersive tech sectors, having moderated BEYOND Festival, CeBIT's Serious Games Conference, Media Innovation Platform, ANGA COM as well as #DIGILITY at MesseCologne and VR on the Lot Los Angeles. Kathleen is also a marketing mentor at Startup Braga, an accelerator program in Portugal in partnership with Microsoft.