Dr Morie is CEO of All These Worlds, a company focused on virtual worlds and how our avatars affect our lives. She was Sr Researcher at USC’s ICT for 13 years & before that worked in the animation industry for 6 years, creating specialized training for Walt Disney Feature Animation and Rhythm and Hues. From 1990 to 1994, she researched Virtual Reality at the Institute for Simulation and Training in Orlando. She serves on ACM SIGGRAPH’s Executive Council. Her PhD was on virtual embodiment.