Anne McKinnon


Anne is CEO and cofounder of Ristband, a gaming platform which allows artists and performers to create experiences within a fully 3D interactive digital world, accessible via mac/PC/mobile. Events taking place in the real world can seamlessly create a digital twin in Ristband, combining the excitement of a real concert, with the power and reach of digital social experiences.

Prior to Ristband, Anne worked as a strategist supporting emerging technology startups through growth and acquisition. As a journalist, Anne covers developments across technology and entertainment. Anne is a contributor to Forbes’ writer Charlie Fink’s book “Convergence” on 5G and AR. She is a sought after speaker, hosting global conference sessions and seminars related to topics across gaming, music, diversity, and culture.