CEO and Co-Founder of VNTANA
Ashley grew up with parents who stressed the importance of “taking care of business.” This lesson in learning to solve problems on her own instilled a sense of confidence and self-esteem that allows her to embrace the phrase “you can’t do that.” As the Founder of VNTANA, she instills this same same of leadership in her team as they work to develop exciting new technology for the future.
To hear the full Women to Watch™ Media interview with Ashley, listen below.
Ashley Crowder is the co-founder and CEO of VNTANA, an industry leading augmented reality platform that allows brands to easily create interactive hologram experiences to engage consumers and generate leads. It has been used by major brands including Microsoft, Intel, Mercedes-Benz, Lexus, Pepsi and Nike to name a few. Prior to co-founding VNTANA she graduated from USC with a bachelors and masters in engineering and gained valuable manufacturing experience at Gulfstream, Northrop Grumman and BP. She leverages her engineering background to guide VNTANA’s overall direction and technology development.
Ashley has been a speaker at Digital Summit, Internet Summit, Augmented World Expo, TEDx Venice, the World Economic Forum’s Global Growth Companies & Technology Pioneers, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, The Montgomery Summit, Siemer Summit, Digital LA, and others. Ashley was featured as one of USC’s leading engineering CEOs of 2016. Ashley is a part of the Microsoft Early Developer Program along with the Microsoft Bizspark Plus program.
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