John Werner is the Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at Meta, a technology company that is designing a future where augmented reality becomes a healthy, vital extension of who we are and creates deeper understanding, freer expression, and optimal productivity. John combines innovative thinking and collaborative, creative solutions to deliver human and environmental impact. John was most recently at the MIT Media Lab as Head of Innovation and New Ventures at the Camera Culture Group and Founding Managing Director of Emerging Worlds SIG. At MIT, Werner supported developments on new imaging platforms, including hardware and software technologies, to augment human vision. John is also one of he co-founders of Citizen Schools. And Leader of TEDxBeaconStreet.