Srinivas Krishna (Toronto, ON)

Srinivas Krishna is the Founder and CEO of the pioneering mobile AR studio AWE Company (2012), the mobile AR platform Geogram (2017), and co-chair of the VRAR Association’s  Storytelling Committee. A patented inventor, he has created foundational AR technologies and produced some of the most remarkable mobile AR experiences of the past decade. His work as a digital media innovator has been applauded by Canada’s national newspaper, The Globe and Mail, as “utterly breathtaking… genius.”  Prior to his work in augmented reality, Srinivas produced and directed feature films that have premiered at Toronto, Sundance and Cannes, and have been distributed worldwide. He launched his career in 1991 with the international hit Masala, which was voted by the British Film Institute among the Top Ten South Asian Diaspora Films of the 20th Century and is a classic of world cinema.