Neil Redding is Head of Product at Auki Labs, a spatial computing startup enabling the manifestation of digital information in physical space. Prior to founding his consultancy Redding Futures, Neil held leadership roles at ThoughtWorks, Gensler, Mediacom, Proximity/BBDO and Lab49.
A technologist with a career spanning engineering, strategy, experience design and business modeling, Neil is known for his thought leadership and product vision at the convergence of digital and physical. With work spanning agencies to architectural design, clients like Cadillac, Macy's, Verizon, Visa, Nike, MoMA, The Economist and many others have counted on him to help envision the near future of their businesses.
Neil is also a keynote speaker, author, Innovation Architect and Near Futurist. He has spoken at numerous conferences including SXSW, AWE, Immerse Global Summit, infoComm, Tech2025, CreateTech, SEGD XLab, A.R.E. Shoptalk, Creative Technology Week, Design+AI and VRevolution. Neil is also editor of Near Future of Retail and author of the forthcoming book The Ecosystem Paradigm.