Christopher Lafayette

Founder, GatherVerse


Christopher is an emergent technologist in virtual and augmented reality applying his talents to Medtech, Education, FinTech, Eco Culture and applied sciences. He is working for a more equitable culture in technology serving as a Silicon Valley national and international speaker, thought leader and advocate for greater expansion of community in technology that includes cross culture and inclusion considerations.

As the Founder of The Black Technology Mentorship Program, he is creating entrepreneurs and professionals of tomorrow through proper incubation and acceleration, career path and apprenticeship. They’re creating learning environments that encourage exploration, discovery, career paths and entrepreneurship through last mile fulfillment.

Christopher has extensive history in media production and has worked with and advised companies and organizations such as Google, Facebook, NFL, Merlin Entertainments, NBA, Linux Foundation, Microsoft, Salesforce, Verizon, Stanford University, Duke University, San Jose College of Engineering, UCLA along with renowned chefs, musicians and hundreds of startups in emerging technologies.

He’s executed and managed digital business brand initiatives for numerous campaigns and internal technology projects. He is an expert in lab-to-market acceleration and entrepreneurial development.

He’s prototyped coworking spaces and holodecks.

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