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Neal Stephenson

Cofounder, Lamina1 and Author, Snow Crash

Neal Stephenson coined the term ‘Metaverse’ in his 1992 novel SNOW CRASH. He is the author of many works of science and historical fiction. He was a Member, Technical Staff at Blue Origin from 1999 through 2006 and has worked at various other technology companies including Magic Leap, where he was Chief Futurist from 2014 to 2020, and Lamina1, of which he is co-founder and Chairman.